Betty Sudduth Sowell

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Betty Jane Sudduth Sowell, 85, widow of Rufus Eugene Sowell, died January 15, 2016 at The Cottages at Brushy Creek.

A native of Greenville County, daughter of the late Fred and Elsie Campbell Sudduth, she was a retired teacher and a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.  Mrs. Sowell was a member of Pilot International, United Daughters of the Confederacy and The North Greenville Alumni Association.

Surviving are one brother, Grady Sudduth (Kelly Ann) of Greer; a sister, Nettie Overton of Greer; two nephews, Harold Sudduth (Denise) of Greer and Michael Sudduth (Deanna) of Greer; a niece, Hilda McJunkin (Jerry) of Greer; and Nicki Dunn and Natalie Wallace who she loved as her own.

Mrs. Sowell was predeceased by one brother, Samuel Sudduth.

Funeral services were held 3 p.m. Monday at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. Terry Greene and Dr. Randy Bradley.  Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Visitation was held 1-2:45 p.m. Monday at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

The family is at the home of her sister, Nettie Overton.

Memorials may be made to Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 4899 Jordan Road, Greer, SC 29651 or Greer Community Ministries, P.O. Box 1373, Greer, SC 29652.

Online condolences may be made at

The Greer Citizen

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