OBITUARY

James Edward Cowan

May 26, 1934March 26, 2018
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James Edward Cowan of Midland, Arkansas went home to be with our Lord, March 26, 2018. He was retired Navy of twenty-nine years, serving in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars and retired from Rheem Mfg. Company. Serving his country and being a family man meant everything to our Hero. He played many roles in his lifetime such as serving his hometown and serving in his church. Papa loved to be busy with carpentry, fishing and training his dogs to do cute tricks. We will greatly miss our Hero and forever carry him in our hearts. He is survived by his loving wife, Bertha Ann Cowan of the home; two daughters, Angela Darlene Klentz, wife of Donald Klentz and Angel Cowan both of Midland; three grandchildren, Rachel Walker, wife of Trevis Walker of Hartford, Amanda Howell of Muldrow and Emily Lanman of Midland and eight great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, Buel Garland and Ruby Louise Cowan of Fort Smith and his two sons, Terry Michael Cowan and James Edward Cowan Jr. Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Thursday, March 29, at the Midland Assembly of God Church followed by military honors at the Mount Olive Cemetery. Viewing will be Wednesday from 1 – 8 p.m. at McConnell Funeral Home in Greenwood, where the family will visit with friends from 5 – 7 p.m.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Karl Kuykendall, Don Klentz, Farrell McCoy, Rosi Morris, Eric Lanman Troy Askins and Steve Tiffee.

  • FAMILY

  • Mr. Cowan is survived by his loving wife, Bertha Ann Cowan of the home; two daughters, Angela Darlene Klentz, wife of Donald Klentz and Angel Cowan both of Midland; three grandchildren, Rachel Walker, wife of Trevis Walker of Hartford, Amanda Howell of Muldrow and Emily Lanman of Midland and eight great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, Buel Garland and Ruby Louise Cowan of Fort Smith and his two sons, Terry Michael Cowan and James Edward Cowan Jr.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Karl Kuykendall, Honorary
  • Don Klentz, Honorary
  • Farrell McCoy, Honorary
  • Rosi Morris, Honorary
  • Eric Lanman, Honorary
  • Troy Askins, Honorary
  • Steve Tiffee, Honorary

Services

  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 29, 2018
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Biography

James Edward Cowan of Midland, Arkansas went home to be with our Lord, March 26, 2018. He was retired Navy of twenty-nine years, serving in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars and retired from Rheem Mfg. Company.

Serving his country and being a family man meant everything to our Hero. He played many roles in his lifetime such as serving his hometown and serving in his church. Papa loved to be busy with carpentry, fishing and training his dogs to do cute tricks. We will greatly miss our Hero and forever carry him in our hearts.

He is survived by his loving wife, Bertha Ann Cowan of the home; two daughters, Angela Darlene Klentz, wife of Donald Klentz and Angel Cowan both of Midland; three grandchildren, Rachel Walker, wife of Trevis Walker of Hartford, Amanda Howell of Muldrow and Emily Lanman of Midland and eight great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, Buel Garland and Ruby Louise Cowan of Fort Smith and his two sons, Terry Michael Cowan and James Edward Cowan Jr.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Thursday, March 29, at the Midland Assembly of God Church followed by military honors at the Mount Olive Cemetery. Viewing will be Wednesday from 1 – 8 p.m. at McConnell Funeral Home in Greenwood, where the family will visit with friends from 5 – 7 p.m.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Karl Kuykendall, Don Klentz, Farrell McCoy, Rosi Morris, Eric Lanman Troy Askins and Steve Tiffee.