Cleo Elliott Howard
September 2, 1929 – October 13, 2020
Cleo Elliott Howard, 91, of North Charleston, SC, passed away Tuesday, October 13, 2020.
She was the daughter of the late Henry Taylor Elliott and Minnie Josephine Greene of Andrews, SC.
Cleo E Howard was loved by everyone she knew. She was a true Southern Lady and had a kind heart. She started working at age fourteen and held many jobs in her lifetime. Two of these were a machinist and quality control inspector at Cummins Engine and an apprentice at Charleston Naval Shipyard. She had a strong work ethic and instilled that in her children. She will be truly missed by all who knew her.
Cleo is survived by her daughter Sandra Elaine Howard Taylor and two sons Preston T Howard (Judy) and Gregg Howard (Donna). She has eight grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. She is also survived by sisters Pearly Bass, Patricia Stone and Carolyn (Bud) Stone and brothers Dunham (Frances) Elliott and Louis Elliott.
Cleo was pre-deceased by her husband John C Howard and two sons Vernon C Howard and Kevin L Howard. She was also pre-deceased by siblings Mary Elliott, Mattie Elliott, Addie Bazen, Lila Howard, Louise Ryals, Wilson Elliott, Harris Elliott, Ducky Elliott, Ronnie Elliott and T.J Elliott.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at Carolina Memorial Park located at 7113 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston, SC 29406. 843-797-2222.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared and viewed at www.carolinamemorial.com
Gravesdie Service at Carolina Memorial Park