Margaret Puckett Sowers, age 81, of Stuart, passed away Sunday, February 21, 2016, at Blue Ridge Therapy Connection in Stuart.
She was born in Patrick County on May 16, 1934, and was a daughter of the late Henry and Nannie Kate Burge Puckett. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Gaylon Kenneth Sowers; three brothers, Harry, Terry and Elbert Puckett; and a sister, Mildred Shelton.
She was a member of Collinstown Presbyterian Church and had worked in the cafeteria at Stuart Elementary School and at United Elastic. She was a loving mother, grandmother, mother-in-law and sister.
Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Shannon Sowers of Stuart; one granddaughter, Amanda Robertson and husband Derick of Patrick Springs; one great-grandson, Toby Robertson; one brother and sister-in-law, Morris and Norma Puckett of Meadows of Dan; and one sister, Juanita Mitchell of Stuart.
Funeral services will be held today (Wednesday) at 11 a.m. at Moody Funeral Home in Stuart with Pastors Shaun Draughn and Tracey Collins officiating. Burial will follow in Patrick Memorial Gardens.
If desired, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Charmaine Atkins, P.O. Box 10, Claudville, Va., 24076.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.moodyfuneralservices.com.