Barbara Scott Irvine Sowder
Virginia Beach - Barbara Scott Irvine Sowder, age 72, died August 23, 2013 at 6 a.m. She was the daughter of the late Hazel Wilson Irvine and John Scott Irvine. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Wallace A. "Wally" Sowder, a son, Scott Augustus Sowder and his wife Amy, grandson, John Scott, Sister, Nancy Johnson and her husband Gary, a niece LCDR Sunny Mitchell, Brother in law, Gene Sowder, a nephew, Erick Sowder and his wife Anita, their three children, Will, Grace, and Ruby, and a niece, Jennifer Walthan.
Barbara was a kind, loving, pretty and vivacious lady. She loved people and good times. She loved to help those in need and brought a smile to their faces. She will be missed by many.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, August 25, 2013 from 2 to 4 p.m. in H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Laskin Rd Chapel. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Monday at 1 p.m. Burial will follow in the Oakwood Cemetery in Surry County.
In lieu of flowers, spend some quality time with a shut in, and be kind to your neighbor. Online condolences may be made to the family at hdoliver.com