Morgan Chapman Sowell

September 8, 1929January 3, 2021

Morgan Chapman Sowell, 91 of Phenix City, Alabama passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021 at his home.

Graveside Funeral Services with USMC Military Honors will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at Lakeview Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 1:00 P.M. until 2:00 P.M. at Striffler-Hamby in Phenix City, AL.

Mr. Sowell was born September 8, 1929 in Red Level, Alabama, son of the late Wesley Ples Sowell and Jessie Ray Franklin Sowell. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp and was retired from what is formerly known as PepsiCo and was owner of the Lindsey Creek Golf Range in Columbus, Georgia for 15 plus years.

Other than his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Kay Nell Whittle Sowell.

Survivors include his daughter, Sharman Sowell Hopkins and her husband, Danny; son, Timothy Mitchell Sowell and his wife, Terry Giglio Sowell; grandchildren, Heather Hart Pierce, Desiree Hart Kennison, Arron Chapman Sowell and Thomas Brent Sowell. He is also survived by his great grandchildren, William Duffield, David Pierce, Morgan Pierce, MacKenzie Kennison, Emily Kennison, Leah Sowell, Katie Sowell and his great-great granddaughter, Marlowe Pierce.


  • Wesley Ples Sowell and Jessie Ray Franklin Sowell, Parents (deceased)
  • Kay Nell Whittle Sowell, Wife (deceased)
  • Sharman Sowell Hopkins (Danny), Daughter
  • Timothy Mitchell Sowell (Terry Giglio Sowell), Son
  • Heather Hart Pierce, Grandchild
  • Desiree Hart Kennison, Grandchild
  • Arron Chapman Sowell, Grandchild
  • Thomas Brent Sowell, Grandchild
  • William Duffield, Great-Grandchild
  • David Pierce, Great-Grandchild
  • Morgan Pierce, Great-Grandchild
  • MacKenzie Kennison, Great-Grandchild
  • Emily Kennison, Great-Grandchild
  • Leah Sowell, Great-Grandchild
  • Katie Sowell, Great-Grandchild
  • Marlowe Pierce, Great-Great-Granddaughter


  • Visitation for Family & Friends

    Wednesday, January 6, 2021

  • Graveside Funeral Service

    Wednesday, January 6, 2021


Morgan Chapman Sowell

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Sandra Boyd

January 5, 2021

I’m heartbroken!
I’m trying to imagine Mr Sowell and Mrs Sowell together again happy and whole. They always made me feel loved and welcomed. The Sowell family is in my prayers for strength and comfort as the days pass❤️🙏

I love you Sharman ❤️