Elmer Fredric "Shorty" Cowden

COWDEN, ELMER FREDRIC "SHORTY," 89, of Louisville, died Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at Norton Palliative Care Unit. He was World War II Navy veteran.

Survivors are his wife, Deloris Cowden; children, Frederic J. Cowden and Predilia E. Harris and Michael E. Cowden; five stepchildren; and two grandchildren.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Saturday, Portland Baptist Church, 3800 W. Market. Burial: Louisville Cemetery. Visitation: 5-8 p.m. Friday, Community Missionary Baptist Church 4909 E. Indian Trail. Shumake Funeral Home in charge.

Published in The Courier-Journal on Oct. 18, 2013