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CenterPoint Wesleyan Church
Friday December 27th, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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CenterPoint Wesleyan Church
Friday December 27th, 2019

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Kathy Howard

Nancy Kathryn “Kathy” Butler Howard




Nancy Kathryn “Kathy” Butler Howard, age 67, of 602 Crape Myrtle Road, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, December 20, 2019.


Born in Laurens, she was a daughter of the late William Herman and Leola Craine Butler.  Kathy retired from Avery Denison and was previously employed with Mount Vernon Mills for many years.  She was a life-long member of Centerpoint Wesleyan Church and attended Laurens Church of God; both of which she loved.  Kathy was a devout Christian and loved to spend time with the “Young at Heart” group at Laurens Church of God.


Surviving are her children, Robert  “Robby” Howard and wife Missy of Laurens and Kathryn “Joy” Taylor of Laurens; six grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren which she loved very much.  Also surviving are her siblings, John A. Butler and wife Velma of Liberty, and Rachel Butler Terry of Gray Court; and numerous loving nieces and nephews.


In addition to her parents, Kathy was predeceased by a brother, William E. “Bill” Butler.


Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, December 27, 2019, at Centerpoint Wesleyan Church with burial following in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church from 1:00 – 2:00 pm on Friday.


The family will be at the home of her son, 1424 Chestnut Street Extension, Laurens, SC  29360.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Centerpoint Wesleyan Church, 5595 Highway 49, Laurens, SC 29360.


Condolences may be expressed online at www.thekennedymortuary.com.


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A candle was lit in memory of Kathy Howard

Charles & Debra Axson Dec 25 2019 12:00 AM

John, Rachel and Family I am so sorry to hear of Kathy's passing. I talked with her often when she worked at the Dollar Tree, she was a very sweet lady, always kept me updated on her precious family. My prayers and deepest sympathy goes out to the family.

Betty Ann Cannon Dec 25 2019 12:00 AM

This breaks my heart to hear of Kathys passing. I worked with her at Avery. Rest In Peace my friend! I love you!

Pam Bailes Dec 24 2019 12:00 AM

My heart is broken. Kathy was such a great encouragement in my life especially during a difficult season. She was so full of the Lord and a light in this world. She will truly be missed by many of us who saw her many Monday evenings at Celebrate Recovery at Cedarwood Community Church. My heart, thoughts and prayers are with the family. She loved her children and grandchildren so much. May you all find comfort in the Lord during this difficult time. Angela Cogburn

Angela Cogburn Dec 24 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Kathy Howard

Leslie stewart Dec 24 2019 12:00 AM

i wish kathy had better medical care..praying for all

jennifer rhodes Dec 24 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Kathy Howard

Pam Bailes Dec 24 2019 12:00 AM