Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Obituaries

March 26, 2013

William Cowan Sr.

CROSSVILLE — March 24, 2013

William Curtis Cowan Sr. passed away March 24, 2013, at 11:43 p.m., at the age of 91. A graveside service will be held today, March 27, at 1 p.m., with Pastor Roy O. Holladay officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Violet Elizabeth Craig, and by his second wife, Lilly Frances Hood, and a grandson, Ronald Lee Cowan. 

He is survived by his daughter, Norma Violet Holladay and her husband, Roy; and his son, William Curtis Cowan Jr. and his wife, Betty.  Mr. Cowan had eight grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. 

He worked at Firestone in Memphis for 27 years and then served in the ministry of the World Wide Church of God and was a member of the United Church of God. He was highly respected and much loved and will be sorely missed.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.

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