Alice M. ((Baney)) Sowers

March 7, 1923-Feb. 20, 2014

Alice M. (Baney) Sowers, age 90, of St. Louis, MI passed away Thursday, February 20, 2014 at her home.
Funeral Services will be on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 11 a.m. at St. Louis First United Methodist Church with Pastor Terri Bentley officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery, Alma, MI. Visitation will be held on Monday, February 24, 2014 from 2 to 8 p.m. with the family present 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Smith Family Funeral Homes, St. Louis, MI.
Alice was born March 7, 1923 in Alma, MI the daughter of Howard and Emma (Wilson) Baney. She graduated from Alma College in 1945 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and English. She had worked at J.C. Penney and Leonard Refinery. Alice married Wayne E. Sowers on July 21, 1946. She enjoyed all homemaking activities, fishing, camping and traveling.
She is survived by daughter, Connie Lee (Jim) Clarke; son, Michael J. Sowers; brothers, Raymond (Marlyn) Baney, Dr. Ronald (Jean) Baney; six grandsons; five great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Alice was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wayne; son, Daniel; infant brother, Vern; and sister, Vera Worden.
Memorial donations may be made to the Gratiot Commission on Aging Senior Center, 1329 Michigan Ave., St. Louis, MI 48880. Online condolences can be sent to
The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes St. Louis, Michigan.

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Smith Family Funeral Homes, St. Louis Chapel
117 North East Street St. Louis, MI 48880
Published in The Morning Sun on Feb. 22, 2014