SOMERSET - Sowder, Anne Moseley, 83, of Somerset, KY, passed away Friday, August 9, 2013 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
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She was born in Louisville, KY, on July 22, 1930 to the late J. Mckee and Lucy Oliver Adams. After graduating in 1948 from Louisville Collegiate School she obtained her Bachelor of arts degree from Randolph-Macon college in Lynchburg, VA. On June 1, 1957 Anne was united in marriage to Robert A. Sowder at the Baptist Seminary Chapel in Louisville, KY. She worked as a GED Teacher for Somerset City Schools until her retirement. Anne was a member of First Baptist Church and served as President of the WMU for five years. She also served as secretary for several of the churches that her husband pastored in Kentucky and Alabama. Anne enjoyed working with children both at church and in school. She was a loving wife to Bob for 56 years and will be deeply missed.
Anne was preceded in death by her father, mother, two children; Samuel Robert Sowder and Zelma Howard Sowder as well as a brother J. Mckee Adams Jr. and a sister Elizabeth Unruh.
She is survived by her husband and one niece Betty Lee Unruh Elias of Indiana.
The family will receive friend from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, August 12, 2013 at the chapel of Somerset Undertaking Co. A service honoring the life of Anne Sowder will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at the historic sanctuary of First Baptist Church with Dr. French Harmon and Rev. O'Neal Wade officiating. Somerset Undertaking Co and Crematory in charge of arrangements.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Building Fund 20/20 at First Baptist Church.
You may sign the online register book and leave condolences " somersetundertaking.com
Somerset Undertaking and Cremation - Somerset
113 N. Main St. Somerset, KY 42501
Published in The Courier-Journal on Aug. 11, 2013