Gwen Howard Nodine

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Gwen Howard Nodine, 89, formerly of 214 James Road, Greer, died June 3, 2015, at The Cottages at Brushy Creek in Greer.

A native of Greenville County and the daughter of the late Myrtle Lister, she was a retired employee of Michelin in Spartanburg.  She also worked at J.P. Stevens, Greer Plant for 33 years.  

She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.  She had done volunteer work at Allen Bennett Hospital and Greer Community Ministries.  

Gwen was a resident at The Cottages at Brushy Creek in Greer for the past six-and-a-half years.  The family wishes to thank the staff for their wonderful and compassionate care of Gwen and her family during her stay.

Mrs. Nodine was predeceased by her first husband, Verner T. Howard, two brothers, Marshall Lister and Palmer Lister, step-son, Jackson C. Howard, and second husband, Raymond Carlos Nodine.

She is survived by her sister, Dorothy Bond of Bel Air, Maryland; daughter, Barbara Howard Crain (Joe), of Greer; one grandson, Joey Crain (Maria), of Columbia; three step-grandchildren, Luis Salcedo, of Santa Monica, California, Geraldine Britton, of Montgomery, Alabama and Teresa White, of Montgomery, Alabama.

Visitation was held 2:30-3:45 p.m. Sunday, June 14, 2015, at The Wood Mortuary in Greer with funeral services following at 4 p.m., conducted by Rev. Todd Johnson and Rev. Greg Sweet. Burial followed in Mountain View Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Sonny Howard, Theron Fowler, Danny Lister, Jim Langford, Danny Downs and Terry Barnett.

Honorary pallbearers will be the Happy Hearts of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Ruth Sweet, Elvira Knighton and Jeannette Leonard.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Greer Community Ministries, P.O. Box 1373, Greer, SC 29652 or Fairview Baptist Church “Foundation for the Future”, 1300 Locust Hill Road, Greer, SC 29651.

Online condolences may be made at

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