The Woodward News

Obituaries

November 5, 2012

Scierra Dawn Sovereign

Woodward, Okla. — Scierra Dawn Sovereign, 19 year old Woodward resident, died October 22, 2012 as a result of a automobile accident between Woodward and Seiling.  A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 5, 2012 in the Billings Funeral Home Chapel.

 

Scierra Dawn Sovereign was born on June 12, 1993 in Redding, California to Loreta Ernice (Little) Sovereign and Roy Anthony  Sovereign.  The family moved to Woodward in 1997 and Scierra attended Westwood Elementary and Cedar Heights until the 3rd grade.  She attended Ft. Supply Schools from the 4th grade to the 6th grade and played basketball there.  Scierra graduated from Woodward High School in 2010.  She went to work for United Supermarket on May 28, 2010.  Scierra was promoted to Assistant Front End Manager on November 28, 2011 and was the closing manager four nights a week.  She was great with her customers and loved her job dearly.  She always enjoyed seeing her customers.

 

Scierra was involved in Girl Scouts at a young age and played the clarinet for the Woodward Middle School Band.  She loved music, her son Nathan, who was the love of her life, her brother, Craig who Scierra called “Bewby” her whole life and her mother Loreta who Scierra referred to as “Baby Face Angel.”

 

She is survived by her son, Nathan James Flynn of the home; mom, Loreta Sovereign and James Link of Taloga; brother, Craig James Sovereign and fiancee Tia Nester of Woodward; father, Roy Anthony Sovereign of Fairview; half-brother, Anthony Sovereign of Eureka, California; maternal grandparents, Linda Barlow of Mooreland, Tim Tyler and wife Cindy of Modesta, California; Aunt Vera Sovereign of Eureka, California; cousins, Marty and Sharon Dunn of Texas, Fonda Vang Hobbs of Woodward; special friends who are like loved ones, Daniel and Lisa Cooper, Jay and Anna Price, Joe Goodman, Kenny Ridenour, Brittany Gonzalez, Edward Chavez, Tanessa Lowden, Jeffrey Hyde, Holly David and Danielle Massey, Linda Rhodes, Lee Swearingim, Stoney Swearingim, Rachel Swearingim, Brandon Lovings, Matt Cooper, Tammy Vandermay and family; other relatives and many, many friends.

 

A very special thank you to Jennifer Stuteville for her efforts and kindness on the day of Scierra’s accident.

 

Scierra was preceded in death by her Grandpa Elmer Dunn and her fiancee Jonathan Flynn.

 

Remembrances may be shared online at www.billingsfuneralhomewoodward.com

 

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