Marie E. Sowrheaver, 70, of Star City, passed away August 24, 2020 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff.

She was born September 2, 1949 in Portola, California to the late Ruben Tejeda, Sr. and Marie Washa Tejeda.

Mrs. Sowrheaver was a member of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church where she was a member of the ladies’ auxiliary; she was a homemaker and she loved to work puzzle books.

Survivors include her husband, William Sowrheaver of Star City; Jonathan W. (Amber) Sowrheaver of Killeen, Texas; daughter, Misty D. Sowrheaver of Nashville, Arkansas; three brothers, Raymon (Norma) Patchen of Burney, California, Jim (Shelly) Patchen of Gerber, California and Ruben Tejeda; two sisters, Fredinia Jackson of Orville, California and Debbie Stoops of Anderson, California.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 29 at 2 p.m. at Griffin Funeral Chapel in Star City. Bro. John Marlar will officiate. Visitation is Saturday from noon until 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Hickory Grove Cemetery. Masks are required inside the funeral home.