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Leonard Cowan, 78, Adair County, KY (1933-2011)

He was a member of a large, respected Northeast Adair County family. He leaves 19 direct living descendants. He was a retired farmer
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Leonard Cowan, 78, of Columbia, died Friday, November 4, 2011 at 8:11pmCT, at Summit Manor Nursing and Rehab, in Columbia, KY.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 10amCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Clifton Cowan officiating. Burial in Bearwallow Cemetery, 6070 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 6pmCT, Monday, November 7, 2011, at the funeral home.

Casket Bearers: Mike Cowan, Dustin Samuel, Bryan Coomer, Roger Cowan, Brandon Cates, Jamie Cowan, Deven Stone, and Everett Cates.

Honorary: Garrett Luttrell, Derek Cowan, Andrew Cowan, Danny Pierce.

Leonard Cowan, 78, Adair County, KY (1933-2011)

He was born September 14, 1933, in Adair County, KY. He was the son of the late Walker and Dorothy Burton Cowan. He died Friday, , November 4, 2011 in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 78 years, 1 month, and 21 days.

He was a a retired farmer.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Jeremy Cowan and three sisters and four brothers; Patricia Montgomery, Peggy Fudge, Carol Luttrell, Samuel, Cassius, Kenny and W.T. Cowan.Survivors include the following:
  • Wife: Dorothy Pierce Cowan of Dardanelle, Arkansas

  • One son: Mike Cowan of Madisonville, Kentucky

  • Two daughters: Alice Cowan of Columbia and Donna Cates of Dardanelle, Arkansas

  • Seven brothers: Calvin, Vaughn, Darrell, Phillip and Roger Cowan, all of Columbia, Donnie Cowan of Campbellsville and Clifton Cowan of Russell Springs

  • Four sisters: Doria Ames of Petersburg, IL; Gertrude Burton of Tallula, IL; Glenna Cowan and Leoda Curry, both of Columbia, KY

  • Eight grandchildren

  • Eight great grandchildren
To send a condolence to the family of Leonard Cowan.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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