Elizabeth Lowder Sossamon

Elizabeth Lowder “Lib” Sossamon, 85, of Mt. Pleasant, NC died Tuesday, November 26, 2019. 

Born in Stanly County, she was the daughter of the late John Ernest Lowder and Eliza Morton Lowder. She was the widow of Melvin Franklin Sossamon. 

She was a member of Mt. Pleasant Pentecostal Holiness Church where she served in many capacities, lately leading in songs of worship.  

Funeral services will be held Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., Mt. Pleasant Pentecostal Holiness Church, 2660 Mt. Pleasant Road South, conducted by the Rev. Scott Leary and the Rev. Frank Sossamon.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery. 

Surviving are three daughters, Wanda S. Clay (Homer), Sylina Cancilla, and Libby Sellers (Phil), and one son, Rev. Frank Sossamon (Vickie); a brother, John (JW) Lowder; seven grandchildren, Todd Clay (Jinnette), Beth Clay, Shawn Sossamon (Amy), John Sossamon (Angie), Matt Sossamon (Talissa), Heather Tamimi, and Jason Sellers (Kate); ten great-grandchildren, Jordan, Meredith, Maddison, Dakota, Chase, Layla, Caleb, Jayden, Kiersten, Camryn, and baby Sellers arriving on December 10th, and one great-great grandchild, Paisley, and baby Luna soon to be arriving. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Carolyn Solomon and Ernestine Parker and two brothers, Robert Lowder and James Lowder. 

The family will receive friends Friday, November 29th, at South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. and on Saturday the 30th, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at Gordon Funeral Home, 8559 Cook Street, Mt. Pleasant NC, 28214. 

Serving as pallbearers will be Matt Sossamon, Jason Sellers, Todd Clay, Shawn Sossamon, Rob Sossamon, John Allen Solomon, Randy Sossamon, and Joel Sossamon. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Lib Sossamon, to Mt. Pleasant Pentecostal Holiness Church, 2660 Mt. Pleasant Road South, Mt. Pleasant, NC 28214. 

Arrangements are by Sossamon Funeral Home, Henderson, NC.  Online condolences may be made at www.sossamonfuneralhome.com.