Obituary of Sandra Eargle Howe
A memorial service for Sandra Eargle Howe, 81, will be held Friday, November 22, 2019, at 11:00 AM, at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Lake Murray Boulevard, Columbia, SC. The family will receive friends from 10:00-10:45 AM in the Fellowship Hall.
Mrs. Howe went to her heavenly home Friday, November 15, 2019. Born in Salisbury, NC, she was an only child of the late Roy Sanders Barnwell and Elizabeth Fleming Barnwell.
Mrs. Howe was a faithful member of Mount Olive Lutheran Church where she loved worshiping with her family. Sandra loved Christian music and frequented concerts where she stalked many of her favorite artists, David Phelps and Charlotte Ritchie, The Gaither Vocal Band, and Jason Crabb. She retired from Folline Vision Center and worked at Advance America after retirement.
Mrs. Howe was preceded in death by her husband, Neal Ollie Eargle. She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon Mann (Steve) of Columbia, Kathy O’Quinn (Perry) of Chapin, Debbie Dyches of Lexington, Robin Traufler (Mike) of Columbia, Pamela Green (Michael) of Duncan; grandchildren Rachel Mann, Jackson (Marisa) and Cody (Caroline) Gentry, Jason (Elizabeth) and Kevin (Elena) O’Quinn, Shawn (Keith) Hutto, Ryan (Miki) Dyches, Matthew and Andrew Traufler, Jacob and Jordan Brady; great-grandchildren Porter Gentry, Quinn Gentry, JP and Bennett O’Quinn, Jonathan Smith, Stew, Will and Danny Dyches.
Sandra’s daughters wish to express their heartfelt thanks to Dr. Patrick McCann, Dr. Rebecca Napier and the entire staff at the Advanced Heart Health Center, PRISMA Richland for the loving and compassionate care given to our mother. The family also wishes to thank Agape Hospice House for their kindness and support for our mom. We were humbled by the care and compassion shown to our mom and family during her time there. Her passing was one of love and peace, and we thank you for making these last memories of her ones of dignity and grace.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Agape Hospice House, 141 Stoneridge Drive, Columbia, SC 29210, or Mount Olive Lutheran Church Memorial Fund.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Sandra Howe, please visit Tribute Store