Lauren and Blakely Cowart
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Lauren and Blakely Cowart entered into rest Saturday, June 8th, 2019.

Lauren, age 37, was a lifelong resident of Augusta and was a graduate of University of South Carolina Aiken where she earned her Bachelor's in Communications. She was the Production Manager with Wier-Stewart. She was a loving daughter and devoted mother. Lauren was very outgoing, never met a stranger and was always happy.

Blakely, age 5, attended Lake Forest Hills Elementary School. She loved playing soccer, swimming and roller coasters. She was the happiest kid and always had a smile on her face.

Lauren is survived by her mother: Libby J. Livingston (Ron); brother: Michael Lee Gardner; and grandmother: Else E. Jeep. She is preceded in death by her father, John C. Gardner.

In addition, Blakely is also survived by her father: Jason P. Cowart; maternal grandparents: Libby (Ron); paternal grandparents: John and Jean Green, Joseph and Elizabeth Cowart; great grandmother: Else; and uncles: Joe Cowart and Michael Gardner.

Funeral services will be held Friday, June 14, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at St. John United Methodist Church with Rev. Mark Maund officiating. Burial will follow in Westover Memorial Park. Pallbearers for Blakely will be Allan Wright Barrett Jr, Albert Hawes Dallas III, Matthew Patrick LeZotte, Matthew Glenn Nixon. Pallbearers for Lauren will be Daniel Wingfield Stewart, Marion Alexander Wier Jr, Tyler Edwards James, Eric Christopher Ringer, J. Scott Peebles , Stephen Brent Cline. Honorary pallbearers will be the Wier-Stewart Family. Memorials may be made to

The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 5:00 until 8:00 P.M. at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at

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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Jun. 12, 2019.
Funeral service
11:00 AM
St. John United Methodist Church
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June 14, 2019
Joe, so sorry to hear of your loss. Please let me know how to get in touch with you. I am so heart broken for you and your family.
Debbie Heffernan Sikes
June 14, 2019
To Jean, and the entire family, words are totally inadequate. May peace eventually ease your family's pain. I know that it will be a difficult time for a long time, now and in the future with each occasion they are missed. Please know that Mom and I are thinking of you and remembering you as part of our family for so many years on the Hill. Mom sends her continued love.
Esther Waterston Hicks
June 14, 2019
June 13, 2019
Our most heart felt condolences. Peace be with you.
Stephen & Laura Reems
June 12, 2019
Rest In Peace ❣
June 12, 2019
Dear Jean,
I am so deeply sorry to hear about your loss. Oh, Jean, I am heart broken for you and your family. I am praying for you, Jason, and your entire family. May God keep you all in His loving arms this day and always.
I love you,
Kay Dunlap Cartledge
Kay Dunlap Cartledge
June 12, 2019
So heart breaking. Praying for her family, loved ones, friends, and coworkers. They both will be missed by so many.
Debbie James
June 12, 2019
Our prayers are with the family during this tragic loss. We will never know this side of heaven why these things happen but we are thankful we have a God who can comfort us in these times. We had the opportunity to meet Lauren and sweet Blakely due to it was our daughter Hannah's engagement party she was attending with Trey. Our prayers are continual with all!
Mark and Beth Stockton
June 12, 2019
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