Valdosta Daily Times

September 16, 2013

Marion Richard Sowell


The Valdosta Daily Times

-- — Marion Richard Sowell, age 72, a retired Power House Supervisor with PCA at Clyattville, Ga. passed away Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Madison, Fla.

Funeral services will be Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at the First United Methodist Church in Madison at 3 p.m. Interment will follow the service in Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Donations can made in Mr. Sowell’s honor to Big Bend Hospice 1723-1 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL-850-878-5310 or The Florida United Methodist Children's Home, Development Department 57 Children’s Way, Enterprise, Florida, 32725, please specify Madison Youth Ranch - (386) 668-4774.

Mr. Sowell was a native of Brooks County, Ga. and was a life long resident of Madison, Fla.  He retired from PCA after 37 years of service as a Power House Supervisor in Clyattville, Ga. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge #11, Shrine club, Elks Club, and one of the founding members of Little League in Madison County in 1972, and president of the Madison County Fox Hunter Association. He was also a member of the 1st United Methodist Church in Madison, Fla.

Mr. Sowell is survived by his wife,  Dale Carpenter Sowell;  one daughter,  Lynne (Glen) King of Madison, Fla.; one son, Alan (Annette) Sowell of Madison, Fla.; one brother, Tony Sowell of Newborn, N.C.; one sister Lounette Hall of Valdosta; five grandchildren, Shawn King, Travis (Jackie) King, Richie Sowell, Jessica King, Lowe (Ryan) and Alexis Sowell; and five great- grandchildren, Garrett King, Rylee Grace Sowell, Kylie Duarte and Damien Guillen, Sienna Guillen.

Mr. Sowell was preceded in death by his parents Woodrow Wilson and Toinette Youmans Sowell and two brothers J. W. Sowell and George A. Sowell. — Beggs Funeral Home Monticello Chapel, Monticello, Fla.