Janice Kay “Jan” Sowards, 70, of St. Joseph, Missouri passed away on Friday, July 9, 2021 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph surrounded by her loving family.

Jan was born on September 7, 1950 in Hutchison, Kansas. She was a graduate of South Nodaway High School and Platt-Gard Business College and she enjoyed crafting. She had worked for Whitaker Cable, Sherwood Medical, CD Smith and retired from Amerisource.

She is survived by her mother, June Sowards; two brothers, Lewis (Patty) Sowards, Keith (Sheila) Sowards, sister, Betty Sue Ramseier; sister-in-law, Marjorie Garnett; numerous nieces, nephews and great-nieces, great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Lewis H. Sowards, Sr. and brother, Terry Garnett.

Graveside Services 11am Wednesday, July 14th at the Barnard Masonic Cemetery, Barnard, Missouri under the care of Price Funeral Home. The family will receive friends form 6:00pm to 8:00pm Tuesday, July 13th at Price Funeral Home.

In memory of Jan, her family suggests memorial contributions be made to St. Judes Children’s Hospital.