Bernice Burton Cowan, age 88, of Columbia, Ky. passed away Tuesday at 10:20 A.M. at her home.
She was born on Sept. 16, 1928 in Adair County, the daughter of the late Tim & Mary Jane Burton of Adair County.
Preceded in death by one brother & four sisters, Charles Burton, Lucille Burton, Loeta Redmon, Madeline Grider & infant Betty Jean Burton.
Her husband of 72 years Calvin Cowan of Columbia, KY
Ronnie Cowan & fiance' Rhonda Akin of Columbia, KY
Dean (Donnie) Jessie of Columbia, KY
Kay Carter of Columbia, KY
Beverly Miller of Columbia, KY
Teresa (Terry) Rowe Columbia, KY
Randall (Judy) Burton of Columbia, KY
Phyllis (Donnie) Shirley of Columbia, KY
Joyce Alberta Rodgers of Taylorsville, IN
Special friend Rhonda Akin
Sister-in-law Peggy Burton of Columbia, KY.
11 Grandchildren: Randy (Kathy) Carter, Tammy (Shane) Morrison, Danny (Krishana) Jessie, Johnny (Rita) Carter, Scotty (Kim) Carter, Wayne Carter, Sandra McCloud, Tasha (Jon) Harden, Brian (Janella) Miller, LeAnna (Josh) Franklin & Keri Rowe & her fiance' Chase Richard.
1 Step-grandson, 17 Great Grandchildren, 4 Step-grandchildren & 2 Great Great Grandchildren
Several nieces, nephews & a host of other relatives & friends survive.
Bernice was a member of Beawallow United Methodist Church, had worked at Union Underwear in Campbellsville, Adair Memorial Hospital, Westlake Regional Hospital, Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Jamestown & Adair County Regional Jail for over 20 years
Funeral service Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.
Clergy officiating Rev. Clifton Cowan & Rev. Lewis Burton
Interment in Bearwallow Cemetery
Memorials are suggested to Bearwallow Cemetery and may be left at the Funeral Home.
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements
Visitation after 3:30 PM Thursday
Pallbearers: Randy Carter, Johnny Carter, Scotty Carter, Wayne Carter, Danny Jessie & Brian Miller