WEST MILTON - Wanda Lois Johnson, 83, of West Milton, passed away peacefully at her residence Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013. She was born Jan. 20, 1930, in Laura.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Russell James and Inez Mae (Baker) Hunt; husband, Bud J. Sowry, daughter, Tonya Lucous; brother, Lowell Hunt; and sisters, Laveta Rike, Beulah Zeller and Luella Hunt.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 45 years, Thomas Howard Johnson; sister, Wilmadeen Netzley of Laura; sons and daughters-in-law, Scott and Sherry Sowry of Tipp City, Bradley J. and Lisa Sowry of Beyesville; daughter, Brenda Sowry of Cincinnati; daughters and sons-in-law, Dana and Gavin Ward of Troy, Dawn and Chuck Heit of Clayton, Jerry Lucous of Potsdam; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and other family and friends.
She attended Potsdam Church of the Brethren.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, at the Potsdam Church of the Brethren, 22 E. Cross Street, Potsdam with Pastor Robert Kurtz officiating, burial to follow at Old Ludlow Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. at Hale-Sarver. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Vitas Hospice, 3055 Kettering Blvd., 320, Moraine, OH 45439 or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 2300 Wall St., Cincinnati, OH 45212.