Susannah Brown COWDEN

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COWDEN, Susannah Brown 98, of Dayton, Ohio, died on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, following a brief illness. Born on August 30, 1914, she was the daughter of Martha and Will Duddleson Brown. Her husband, Robert E. Cowden, Jr., predeceased her on July 21, 1968. She is survived by daughters Martha Cowden of Dayton and Ann Cowden of Asheville NC; son and daughter-in-law Robert and Martha Cowden of Boston MA; son and daughter-in-law John and Caryl Cowden of Millboro, VA; grandchildren Susannah Cowden, Robert Cowden, Molly Williams, Graham Williams, David Cowden, Kelly Cowden and Josh Cowden. Susannah was a graduate of Steele High School and Western College for Women. She was a member of The Friday Afternoon Club, The Dayton Women's Club and St. Paul's Episcopal Church and her volunteer work included Hospice of Dayton, Stephen Ministry and the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Ohio. Most importantly, she was a devoted wife and mother and a friend to many. A memorial service is planned for later this summer. Donations in her memory may be made to The Cowden Lecture Series, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 33 West Dixon Ave, Dayton OH 45419.

Published in Dayton Daily News on June 19, 2013
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