Sharon Ray Sowards of Kenova

Sharon Ray Sowards, 69, of Kenova, WV. passed away Saturday, May 25, 2013 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. She was born December 1, 1943 in Kenova, daughter of the late Ermal C. and Henrietta Skeens Milum. Sharon was a member of the Poplar Street Church of God. Besides her parents she was also preceded in death by two brothers James Franklin and Billy Jack Milum and a special nephew Brian K. Milum. Sharon is survived by her beloved husband Floyd Jay Sowards; one son and daughter-in-law Mark Alan Sowards (Judy) of Barboursville, WV and three loving grandchildren Brittany Stewart and her husband C.J. of Proctorville, Ohio, Brandon Sowards of Venice, Florida and Taylor Sowards of Barboursville, WV. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews and a special niece and nephew Sherri and Scott Milum. Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at Rollins Funeral Home with Bishop E.S. Harper, officiating. Interment will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 P.M. Monday, May 27, 2013 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. Online condolences may be expressed at