Funeral services were held Oct. 7, at 3 p.m. at Crossroad Baptist Church, Lancaster. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Brittie Mae Sowell, daughter of the late Earlie and Prudie Sowell Phillips, was born July 11, 1918. Brittie Mae was a member of Crossroad Baptist Church where she served on the missionary ministry and the senior choir. She was married to the late Thomas Franklin Sowell. She was a member of the Golden Gate Order of the Eastern Star #234 OES.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Thomas Sowell, Jr. and Earl Sowell.
Surviving are four daughters, Virginia Adams (Jessie), Gloria Meadows (Gerald), Teresa Louallen (Doug) all of Jefferson, and Oretha Hunter (Karl) of Richmond Hill, Ga.; four sons, Dexter Sowell (Mary), Rexter Sowell (Doretha), Willis Sowell (Geraldine) all of Jefferson and Danny Sowell (Anjenette) of Cheraw; a sister, Easter McCain of Kershaw; an aunt, Flossie Clyburn of Bronx, N.Y.; 21 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
Flemming Funeral Home-Pageland was in charge of arrangements.