Martha McCowan
1939 - 2021
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Martha McCowan, 82, of Connersville, passed away on Sunday, July 18, 2021, at Heritage House in Connersville. She was born on March 1, 1939, in Connersville, and is the daughter of the late William Joseph Rose and Maude Steele Rose.

She retired from Ford Visteon in July 1995 after 29 years, where she was also a member of I.U.E Local #919.

Martha was a member of Community Gospel Church, and was proud to be baptized there on December 3, 1995, by Reverend Robert E. Lee.

She is survived by two children, Jeffrey (Roberta) Parks and Timothy (Amy) Parks; twelve grandchildren, Michael, Jeremy, Jeffrey Jr., Brittany, Megan, Tyler, Travis, Trevor, Tanner, Jason, LaDonna, and Mary, and many great-grandchildren.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Gary Parks; her brothers, Carlos Rose, Hiram Rose, Raymond Rose, Cash Rose, Albert Rose, Herbert Rose, Nelson Rose, and Leslie Rose; her sisters, Flora Rose, Goldie Rose, Amie Bernice Rose, Ruth Rose, and Ruby Rose, as well as her adopted nephew, Hiram Andrew McFarland.

Visitation for Martha will be held on Monday, July 26, 2021, from 11:00am until 1:00pm at Urban Winkler Funeral Home, Connersville. The funeral service will begin at 1:00pm on Monday, at the funeral home, with Reverend Robert E. Lee officiating. Burial will follow in Everton Cemetery. To sign the online guestbook or send the family a personal message, please visit

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Published in Connersville News Examiner on Jul. 23, 2021.
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