Sudie Pearl Ballew Howard, 83 - Travelers Rest

Sudie Pearl Ballew Howard, 83, of Travelers Rest, widow of Ira Talmadge Howard passed away, Monday, March 2, at her home.

Born in Spartanburg County, she was a daughter of the late William and Bernice Smith Ballew.

Surviving are three daughters: Connie Hill, Carolyn Leopard (Ronney), and Dorothy DeWees; three sons: Buddy Howard (Joyce), Johnny Howard , and Donnie Howard; one sister: Frances Carlton; many grandchildren, and great-granchildren. She will be missed dearly by all who knew her.

Along with her parents she was predeceased by one daughter: Debbie Howard; one brother: Dallas Ballew; and one son-in-law: Glenn DeWees.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at The Howze Mortuary Chapel with entombment to follow in Mountain View Memorial Park.

The family will be at their respective homes.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

The Howze Mortuary, Travelers Rest, is in charge of the arrangements. (864) 834-8051.