Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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September 1, 2013

Louise White Howell

COLUMBIA, SC — Funeral service for Louise White Howell, 84, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 3, 2013, at St. Andrews Baptist Church, with burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends in the church chapel one hour prior to the service. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, is assisting the family.

Mrs. Howell died Saturday, August 31, 2013. Born in Cliffield, Va., she was a daughter of the late Roy and Elsie McGuire White. A graduate of McLain Business College in Bluefield, W.Va.., she worked as administrative assistant to the President of Southern Mutual Church Insurance Company for many years. She was an active member of St. Andrews Baptist Church where she served as a Sunday School teacher and Director of Girls-in-Action. She loved her family and loved to cook.

A loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, she is survived by her husband, Walter Lewis Howell; son, Jonathan V. Howell (Jennifer) of Lexington; granddaughter, Susannah  Laurel Howell; brothers, Eugene White (Mary), Douglas White (Sue); sister, Joanne Fritz; numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by brothers, Pierce and Buddy White and brother-in-law, Rev. Joe Fritz.

Memorials may be made to Agapé Hospice, 855 Buff Street, West Columbia, SC 29169 or St. Andrews Baptist Church, 230 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC 29210.

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