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Jan Sowles

(ROCK MILLS) Funeral services for Jan Sowles, 87, of Rock Mills will be held Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023, at 1 p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Bro. Fred Hart officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Memory Gardens.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday before services begin.
Mrs. Sowles passed away Friday, Nov. 24, at her residence.
Survivors include: two sons, David Webb (Cristina) of Roanoke and Kelly McLoughlin (Deborah) of Telico Plains, Tenn.; five grandchildren, Robert Schult (Kim) and Kristina Koch (Nick Brown), George Porras, Fernando Porra and JC Porras; five great-grandchildren, Audrey Pyle, Austin Pyle, Karen Porras, Louis Alonso Porras and Christopher Porras; and one sister, Sherry Schult of Texas.
A Buffalo, New York, native, Mrs. Sowles was born on Nov. 4, 1936, the daughter of Robert Edwin Ringle, Sr., and Mary Margaret Mosley Ringle. She worked as a bookkeeper for Compact & Co. before retiring. Mrs. Sowles was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Steve Sowles; and a sister, Sandra Banks.
Memorials may be floral or donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation at 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131.
Online condolences may be expressed at
Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.