Wendy Zavada Scow, 38, a life long resident of Orange, died Friday, Feb. 26, 2010 after a lengthy illness. Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 2, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. David Turner of Little Cypress Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Wilkinson Cemetery in Little Cypress. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m., Monday, at the funeral home.

Wendy was born on April 4, 1971, in Orange. She was the daughter of Robert “Bob” Zavada and Darline (Wingate) Zavada. She was a homemaker and a member of Little Cypress Baptist Church, a 1989 graduate of West Orange-Stark High School, and she attended Lamar University in Orange. Wendy was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, granddaughter, and friend. She loved meeting new people, and spending time with her friends, but her joy in life was spending time with her family, especially her husband Joe, and her daughter, Madison. She will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved her.

Wendy was preceded in death by her great-grandmother, Aunt Donnie Wingate; and grandfather, David Billy Wingate.

She is survived by her husband, Joe Scow, of Orange; parents, Bob and Darline Zavada, of Orange; grandmother, Marjorie Wells and grandfather, Forrest Wayne Gardner, both of Hartburg; daughter, Madison Scow, of Orange; and sister and brother-in-law, Misty and David Clemons, of Orange.