Barbara Scott Irvine Sowder

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

Funeral Home

H.D Oliver Funeral Apartments
2002 Laskin Road Virginia Beach, VA 23454
(757) 428-7880

Published in The Virginian Pilot on Aug. 24, 2013