Sarah Joyce "Sadie" Howell was born July 15, 1940 in Pawnee Oklahoma at the old IHS hospital to the late Thelma Stoneroad and late the George Howell, Jr. Sarah entered into heaven on January 16, 2015 in Edmond, Oklahoma. She reached the age of seventy-four years, six months, and one day.. In her early years, she was raised in Concho and Clinton, Oklahoma and Ignacio Colorado where she attended schools. Sarah graduated from Ignacio High School where she was a member of the Bobcat Marching Band. She attended the University of South Dakota, receiving an AA degree in Substance Abuse Counseling. Sarah worked as a Counselor in the states of South Dakota, Nebraska, Colorado and Utah. Sarah married Leonard Dan in Colorado producing two children from this union, a son, Pahoo and a daughter, Candace. Years later, a divorce followed. Upon returning to Oklahoma, in late 1980s, Sarah served as the Elderly Nutrition Program Director in Clinton, Oklahoma for the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes for five years. She worked at the Lucky Star Casino in Concho, Oklahoma for several years as part of a major cooking team. She resigned to take care of her ill mother until her mother's death. Sarah returned to Pawnee, Oklahoma in 2011, upon her own illness, to be near her brother, George Elton Howell, Sr. Sarah was proceeded in death by both her parents, her son, Pahoo Dan, and two sisters, Hazel Howell and Barbara Chevarillo. She is survived by two siblings, George Elton Howell and Sharon Kay Pinnecoose; daughter, Candace; grandson, Desmond Dan; three great-grandchildren, Christian, Pahoo and Reagan. She also leaves behind numerous cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Monday, 10:00 am, January 19, 2015, at the Pawnee Nation Roam Chief Event Center in Pawnee, Oklahoma. Burial will follow in the South Indian Cemetery in Pawnee, Oklahoma. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Poteet Funeral Home and Cremation Services.