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Betty Sligh Howard


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Betty Sligh Howard Obituary
Betty Sligh Howard

Greenville - Elizabeth Sligh "Betty" Howard, 95, widow of Charles Ryan Howard, Sr., died Monday, June 11, 2018 at Rolling Green Village in Greenville.

Born in Greenwood, May 13, 1923, she was a daughter of the late Charles Norman Sligh and Sudie May Sligh. Mrs. Howard was a 1943 graduate of Winthrop University, a former member of Danville Presbyterian Church in Danville, VA and a member of Eastside Presbyterian Church in Greenville.

She is survived by a daughter, Judith Howard "Judy" Murphy of Watchung, NJ; five grandchildren, Jamie Murphy and wife Laure of Moretown, VT, Todd Murphy and wife Ana of Basking Ridge, NJ, Matthew Murphy of Watchung, NJ, Joseph Howard and wife Lena of Honolulu, HI and Rachel Howard Campagna and husband Garrett of Broomfield, CO; three great-grandsons, one great-granddaughter and one sister, Sue Sligh Adden and husband Bob of Charleston, SC.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Howard was predeceased by her son, Charles Ryan Howard, Jr.

The family will receive friends Monday, June 18, 2018, from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM at Blyth Funeral Home in Greenwood with graveside services at 12 Noon in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.

A memorial service will be conducted at 4:00 PM Monday at Eastside Presbyterian Church in Greenville.

Memorials may be made to Eastside Presbyterian Church, 830 Garlington Road, Greenville, SC 29615 or to Lutheran Hospice, 429 N. Main Street, Suite 3, Greenville, SC 29601.

Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the Howard family www.blythfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Greenville News on June 15, 2018
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