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Sowards, Vicky L.

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April 12, 1926 - December 31, 2017

Sowards, Vicky L.

Vicky Louise Sowards, of Carrollton, Texas, passed away on December 31, 2017 at the age of 91. Vicky was born on April 12, 1926 to Albert Beland and Magdalene Myers Beland in Riddick, Illinois. She grew up in Kankakee, IL with siblings; Donald, Delores, Bernice, Jerry, Doreen, Roger, and Ronnie. Vicky attended St. Joseph’s Seminary before moving to Sterling, Illinois in the 60’s. She went on to work at The Red Carpet as a waitress for 25 years before moving to Carrollton, TX so that she could be closer to her children. She loved spending time with children which made her a great fit working in the children’s ministry at St. Andrew’s Methodist Church for approximately 10 years before retiring at the age of 88. Vicky loved the Lord. She was dependable, hardworking, and will be remembered for being generous, unselfish, and self-sacrificing in order to help others.

Vicky Louise Sowards is preceded in death by her parents and by her sister, Bernice Denault. She is survived by her sons and spouses; Nicholas Sowards, Van Sowards, Sandy Marx , and Jacquie Clark, ten grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, as well as extended family and dear friends.

Memorial Service
11:00 AM, Wednesday, January 31st 2018
Bent Tree Bible Fellowship in the Treehouse
4141 International Pkwy.
Carrollton, TX 75007

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in honor of Vicky’s life to Lifesong for Orphans noting “Into His Arms” on the memo line. P.O. Box 40, Gridley, IL 61744

“Whomever receives on such child in my name receives me.” Matthew 18:5

May her family and loved ones carry on this legacy.

Arrangements are under the direction of:
ARIA Cremation Service & Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road, Dallas, Texas 75252

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Kathie Kuzawa

January 30, 2018 8:16PM

Dearest Vicky - you have always held a special spot in my heart from the first time I met you . You are one of the sweetest most genuine soulsI have ever had the pleasure of knowing. You brought joy to so many peoples lives and I am sure you are in the arms of your father now. Godspeed

Deeana RavenOwl Rigakis

January 25, 2018 2:57PM

Rest well Vicky in the Arms of the Lord. Blessings to the whole family. So sorry for your loss.

Monica McGinnis

January 18, 2018 5:11PM

Dear aunt Vicky I will miss you. So sorry I didn't get to see you one last time. I know I will see you again in heaven someday. Many prayers to your children and grandchildrem


January 18, 2018 3:13PM