Etta A. Sowers (88) of Greenup

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Published on August 13 2012 2:57 am

Etta A. Sowers, 88 of Greenup, passed away at 6:15 am on Saturday August 11, 2012 at Cumberland Rehab & Health Care in Greenup, IL.

Graveside funeral services will be at 11:00 on Tuesday August 14, 2012 at the Aten

Cemetery rural Hidalgo. Barkley Funeral Chapel in Greenup is assisting the family.

Etta was born on July 13, 1924 in Gila, IL the daughter of Victor & Effie (Ball) Newlin. She married Carol “Pete” Sowers on August 10, 1946 and he preceded her in 1971. Surviving are sons Victor wife Mary Sowers of Jewett, Doug wife Angie Sowers of Toledo; Daughter Julia husband Doug Morgan of Toledo; grandchildren Carol Jo Mann of Greenup, Renee Himes of Greenup, Bill Sowers of Jewett, Nathan Sowers of Janesville, Jennifer Morgan of Phoenix, ARZ, Johnathon Morgan of Charleston, Cherode Sowers of Neoga and 10 great grandchildren. Etta was preceded in death by her parents, sisters Vernice Lambert, Emily Goebel, Louise Newlin; Brothers Dale, Raymond and Glen Newlin and one great grandchild.

Etta was a homemaker and loved quilting. Memorials can be made to either the American Heart or Cancer society.  Online condolences can be expressed by clicking here.