Lila Lee Robinson Sowell, COLUMBIA, SC - Lila Lee Robinson Sowell passed away on Thursday, May 24th, 2012 at Hospice of Charleston in Charleston, SC. She was born on November 29th, 1928 in Kirksville, Missouri and was raised in Winchester, Virginia.
She attended Handley High School there and went on to attend Lindenwood College in St. Charles, Missouri for 2 years, finishing her education at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. She was an avid Tar Heel fan and sports fanatic.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, James Nicholas Sowell of Columbia, SC; daughters, Karen Wingerd (Ted) of Chambersburg, PA and Robin Fogler (Eddie) of Columbia, SC; a brother, Dr. Robbie Robinson (Joyce) of Winchester, VA; five grandchildren, Nathan Wingerd, Claire Wingerd, Leah Wingerd, Emma Fogler Phillips and Benjamin Fogler and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to thank Wildewood Downs Skilled Nursing in Columbia, SC and Hospice of Charleston for their loving care and support.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Charleston Foundation, 676 Wando Park Blvd, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464.
A private family funeral will be held on Wednesday, May 30th in Winchester VA. Private arrangements are being made by Omp's Funeral Home.