Sowers, William Ray
William Ray (Billy) Sowers, 60, of Floyd, Va., passed away Saturday, July 29, 2006. He was employed by Turman Lumber Co. He was preceded in death by his parents, Troy and Elizabeth Sowers and brother, John Wayne Sowers.
Survivors are wife, Freda G. Sowers Willis; sons and daughters-inlaw, Tommy and Deanna Sowers, Kevin and Sarah Sowers all of Floyd; grandchildren, Ryann Sowers, Camron Sowers and Chandler Sowers; stepson, Donnie Hash, Galax; stepdaughter, Joyce Bowers, Lexington; sisters and brother-in-law, Wanda Bolt and Sandra and Gary Dillon all of Willis; nephews, Micky Bolt and Jimmy Wayne, Radford; and niece, Michelle Litton.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 1, 2006 at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel, Floyd, with the Rev. Joe Quesenberry and the Rev. Roy Turpin officiating. Interment will follow at Barringer Cemetery, Willis. Friends may call at Maberry Funeral Home after 12 noon Monday where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Floyd County Fire Department, Stations 1 or 2, PO Box 33, Floyd, Va. 24091.