Sowers, Melia A.

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Melia Trail Sowers, 74, of Christiansburg, passed away Saturday, May 31, 2008, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, N.C.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Sowers. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Howard Sowers and wife, Donna; daughters, Linda Harrison, Connie Burk and husband, Richard, Susan Sowers and fiance, David Breeden; granddaughter, Angie Craiger and fiance, Melvin Tincher; great-grandchildren, Kayla and Dalton; stepgreatgrandchildren, Elisha, Alyssa and Victoria; sisters and brothers-in-law, Katie and John Lester, Gladys Petrie, Bessie and Jerry Knoll and Margaret and Walter Goens; brother-in-law, Joe Sowers and wife, Ruby; sisters-in-law, Merle Rakes and husband, Herman, and Etta May Reed; special friends, Arlene Brennan and Ed Farmer; along with many other good friends.

The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. Tuesday evening, June 3, 2008, at the Horne Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, 2008, in the Horne Funeral Home Chapel conducted by the Rev. Jube Burk with interment to follow in Huffville Cemetery, Floyd County. Online condolences may be sent by visiting