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Loretta Howell

Honea Path – Loretta Ann Bivens Miller Howell, 76, widow of Dixie Howell, of Goodrich Street, died Saturday, March 5, 2022 at Doctors Hospital, Augusta GA.


Born in Knoxville TN, she was a daughter of the late James Bevis and Thelma Gattis Bevins Tallent. Loretta was a homemaker and loved her “Biscuit Barn” family. She was twice married, first to the late James Miller.

Surviving are: her daughter, Lorraine Eskew of Donalds; two grandchildren, Heather (Adam) Rich and Serenity Eskew; and her beloved great-grandchild, Nash Rich.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; and her sister, Jackie Lynn Padgett.

Funeral services will be held at 1 P.M. Saturday, March 12, 2022 at Greenwood Memorial Gardens with Rev. Mark Vaughn officiating.

The family is at their respective homes and will speak with friends immediately following the service at the graveside. Messages of condolence may be made to the family at

Service Details

  • Date: Saturday, March 12, 2022
  • Time: 1 P.M.
  • Place: Greenwood Memorial Gardens
  • Visitation: Immediately following the service at the graveside
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