Tamala Jill Sowards, 45, of Homosassa, Fla., died October 16 in Lecanto, Fla.
Born in Michigan to Curtis Sowards of Beverly Hills, Fla., and the late Emma Jean Belcher Sowards, she had been a factory worker.
Surviving in addition to her father are her stepmother, Judith Sowards; a brother, Michael Sowards and wife Brenda, Homosassa, Fla.; and her grandmother, Hazel Leus, Beverly Hills, Fla.
Funeral services were held October 21 at Carty Funeral Home in Jenkins. Burial was in Jenkins-Payne Gap Cemetery.