Funeral will be at noon Friday, Sept. 14, at Crestwood Chapel for Jane Nichols Cowan, 82, of Gadsden, who died Sept. 12, 2012. Matthew Rose will officiate. Burial will be at Crestwood cemetery. Crestwood Memorial Funeral Home will direct services.
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She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.C. Willis; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Ms. Cowan is survived by her daughter, Sherry Nichols Eads; grandson, Jay Eads; former husband and dear friend, Thomas M. Cowan; special cousins, Peggy Lowery, Margie Elrod (Bedford), Patricia Terrell (Jimmy) and Jimmy Kennedy (Mindy); and special sister-in-law, Pat Burgess.
Special thanks to caregivers, Debra Usher, Claudia Usher and Bonnie Patterson, who provided care and love for Ms. Cowan; as well as the staff of Amedisys Hospice, especially Robyn and Carol.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Kennedy, Jimmy Terrell and Mike Burgess.
Honorary pallbearers will be the staff and residents of Holy Comforter House.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 11 a.m. until the hour of service.
Published in The Gadsden Times on Sept. 13, 2012