Judith A. Sowden

SOWDEN, Judith A. 70, of Alpena died Friday, July 26, 2013, at her home.

She is survived by her husband, Gordon John Sowden Jr.; nine children, Scott (Lisa) Walker of Orlando Fla., Brian (Debby) Walker of Grand Blanc, Gordon Sowden III of Swartz Creek, Michael (Cheryl) Walker of Waterford, Julie Sowden-Jones of Linden, Kristine Sowden (Joe) Karasek of Grand Blanc, Gina (Jeff) Eldon of Laguna Beach Calif., Kevin (Jennifer) Kentish of Swartz Creek, Daniel (Trina) Sowden of Swartz Creek; 21 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the service at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 29, at Sharp Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 6063 Fenton Rd., Flint, with Rev. Pat England officiating. There will be a gathering for family and friends from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, at McRae Park in Alpena. Tributes may be shared on the obituaries page at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.