Cowles, B. Diane COEYMANS Brenda Diane Cowles, 66, passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018, at her residence. She was born in Mississippi and was the daughter of the late Grady White and Virginia Lancaster. Diane enjoyed floral arranging, softball, bowling and hummingbirds. Most important in her life was her family and the love she had for her grandchildren. Survivors include her spouse, Sherwood T. Cowles; sons, Sherwood T. Cowles III and Shannon Cowles; sisters, Shiela Trippe, Alesia Hernandez, Sandra McCool and Debra Hanney; brothers, Lamar White, Michael Mayo, Tim Lancaster and John Lancaster; grandchildren, Nathan, Morgan, Keeley, Summer, Skyler James, Ryan and Marion Cowles, Karah and Melanie Dickinson; and step-mother, Virginia White. Diane was predeceased by her brother, William Lester. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, January 12, 2018 at the Congregational Christian Church, 175 Main St., Ravena, NY 12143.