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Sara Chastain Howard

August 11, 1935 — April 1, 2023

Easley

 

Sara Chastain Howard, 87, of Easley, wife of the late James “Jack” Howard, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 1, 2023. 

Born in Slabtown, she was the daughter of the late Willie and Lillian Stephens Chastain. Sara was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 5093, Easley, SC.  She could often be found reading a good book and loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. She was a very loving and giving person who would help anyone in any way possible. Sara was a member of Cross Roads Baptist Church in Easley. 

She is survived by two sons, James “Jimmy” Howard (Candace) and Robin Howard (Kathy); two daughters, Gay Dacus (Gary) and Katelynn Howard (Steven); five grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and nine beloved nieces and nephews. 

In addition to her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by a brother, W. Charles Chastain; two grandsons, Kevin Howard, and Chris Howard; and a daughter-in-law, Donna Howard. 

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 4, 2023, from 10:00 AM until 10:45 AM at Robinson Funeral Home – Powdersville Road. A funeral service will follow the visitation in the funeral home chapel at 11:00 AM. Burial will be private at a later date.  

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Cross Roads Baptist Church, 160 Cross Roads Church Road, Easley, SC 29640, or to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.com. 

The family is at the home of her daughter, Gay Dacus.  

Visit RobinsonFuneralHomes.com or Robinson Funeral Home & Crematory – Powdersville Road, Easley. 

 
 
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Tuesday, April 4, 2023

10:00 - 10:45 am (Eastern time)

Robinson Funeral Home Powdersville Road

1425 Powdersville Road, Easley, SC 29642

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Tuesday, April 4, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Robinson Funeral Home Powdersville Road

1425 Powdersville Road, Easley, SC 29642

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