Mary Becton Gaskins Cowper


GATESVILLE - Mary Becton Gaskins Cowper, 91, of 303 Court St., died Sunday, April 20, 2014, in the Carolina House of Cary.
She was a graduate of East Carolina Teacher's College, now ECU. She was a civilian employee of the Army Signal Corps during World War II and retired as a Home Economics Extension agent for Gates County.
She is survived by sons, Ottis Cowper and Bill Cowper, both of Gatesville; daughter, Edith Cowper of Cary; sister, Martha Jones of New Bern; brother, William O. Gaskins of New Bern; and four grandchildren.
Services have been held.
Published in Sun Journal on Apr. 26, 2014