POUND, VA. MAY 8, 2012
Marcus Keith Sowards, 34, passed away Sunday, May 6, 2012. He was of the Baptist Faith. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Bruce Sowards and his maternal grandfather, Earnest Webb. Surviving are his daughter, Rheannon Sowards of Wise, VA; his father, Billy Sowards and wife Angie of Kingsport, TN; his mother, Nora Jan Webb of Jenkins, KY; brother, Michael Sowards of Huntsville, Alabama; step-brother, Cal Wharton of Kingsport, TN; half-sister, Amber Sitton of Kansas; paternal grandmother, Florence Sowards of Pound, VA; maternal grandmother, Maxie Webb of Jenkins, KY; and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Marcus Sowards will be conducted at 7:00 P.M. Thursday, May 10, 2012 at the Sturgill Funeral Home Chapel in Wise, VA with Rev. Danny Mullins officiating. The Family will receive friends from 6:00 P.M. till time of services at 7:00 P.M. Thursday at the Sturgill Funeral Home in Wise, VA. Graveside services and burial will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, May 11, 2012 in the Haddon Cemetery in Pound, VA. Family and friends will meet at 10:00 A.M. Friday at the funeral home to go to the cemetery in procession. Please visit www.sturgillfuneral.com to leave online condolences for the family. Sturgill Funeral Home 1621 Norton Road SW Wise, VA 24293 is in charge of arrangements.