Mrs. Diane Malmborg Howell, 70, widow of Mr. Allen Wilson “Bear” Howell, of 215 Austin Street Union S.C. died Sunday March 25th 2018 at her home. Mrs. Howell was born December 6th 1947 a daughter of the late Herbert and Anniebelle Sumner Malmborg. Diane was a Christian having been Baptized at the age of twelve. She raised three sons who have made her very proud and was a cancer survivor so she could know her grandchildren. Surviving are three sons Allen Tomas Howell (Laura) of Beaufort S.C., Christopher Sean Howell (Debbie) of Union, Ronald Dale Howell (Darlene) of Union, nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren. She was predeceased by two brothers Ronnie and John Malmborg. Funeral services will be held Thursday March 29th 2018 at 4pm Lewis Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Scott Cobb officiating. Burial will follow at Union Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6-8pm at the funeral home. The family is at the home. Lewis Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements. lewisfuneralhomeofunion.com.