Cathy L. Sowards, 61, Gallipolis, passed away at 4:01 P.M. Tuesday, December 8, 2020 in the Holzer Medical Center. Born April 30, 1959 in Charleston, West Virginia she was the daughter of Yvonne Edens Newhouse, of Gray, Georgia and the late Lewis Newhouse. Cathy was retired from the accounting department of United Bank in Charleston.
In addition to her mother she is survived by her children, Amy (Sarah Smith) Newhouse, of Gallipolis, Amanda Sowards (Adam) Pauley, of London, West Virginia and Paul Sowards, of Weston, West Virginia, four grandchildren, Chance Talbert, Logan Graley, Dylan Graley and Brianna Graley, brother-in-law, Kent Mize, of Gray, Georgia, nieces and nephews, Brian Mize, Amber Mize, Sara Pittman and Lewis Cook and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
In addition to the father, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton Sowards and her sister, Connie Mize.
Due to Covid-19 concerns, private services will be conducted at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. Cremeens-King Funeral Home, locally owned and operated at 75 Grape Street, is honored to serve the Sowards family.
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