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Laura Ellison Howard

March 19, 1942 — August 4, 2021

Laura Ellison Howard
Easley, SC

Mrs. Laura Ellison Howard, 79, of Pickens, widow of the late Donald Edward Howard, Sr., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 4, 2021.

Born in Pickens County, she was a daughter of the late George A. and the late Alice Bagwell Ellison. She retired from Pickens County School District as a Librarian Clerk after more than 25 years of service at McKissick Elementary. She was a member of Golden Creek Baptist Church, where she was a part of the Joy Group. She was also a member of the Eastern Stars and volunteered and was a past volunteer at Easley Baptist Hospital.

She is survived by sons, Eddie Howard of Easley and Tim Howard of Greenville; grandchildren, Madison Howard of Potsdam, NY and Jacob Howard of Oklahoma City, OK; a great-grandson, Jackson Tillman Howard; brothers, Kenneth Ellison and Tony Ellison, both of Six Mile; and a sister, Barbara Dodson of Easley.

Friends and family may pay their respects on Friday, August 6, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown, Easley.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, August 7, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Pickens. Scroll to the video player below to view the service.

The family will be at their respective homes.

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Friday, August 6, 2021

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