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Young Allison Cowart 1923-2012


MR. YOUNG ALLISON COWART, age 89, of Snellville, GA formerly of Eastman, GA, died Monday, December 17, 2012 at Gwinnett Medical Center, Lawrenceville, GA.

            Funeral services will be held at 11:00AM Thursday, December 20, at Southerland Funeral Chapel, with Dr. Jerry Peele officiating, with interment in Unity Baptist Church Cemetery, Alma, GA.

            Mr. Cowart was a member of Eastman First Baptist Church, where he served many years in the choir and a retired civil engineer for the Georgia Department of Transportation.  He was son of the late Irvina Rawlins Cowart & Rev. James Allison Cowart and widower of Carolyn Justine Medders Cowart.  He was preceded in death by 4 Sisters – Leonis C. Hulett, Monterie C. Brewer, Sara Wylene Jones & Faye Katherine DeBary and 4 Brothers – W. Correll Cowart, E. J. Cowart, J. Eugene Cowart and L. Kenyon Cowart.

            Survivors:  Daughter – Laura C. Roberds (Chris) of Lawrenceville;  2 Sons – Tod J. Cowart (Susan) of Warner Robins and Timothy Y. Cowart (Kathy) of Snellville;  2 Brothers – Roy N. Cowart (Beverly) of Warner Robins and Rev. Hal M. Cowart (Becky) of Tucson, AZ;  6 Grandchildren – Kelley C. Cowart, Timothy Y. (T. Y.) Cowart, Jr., Charles J. (C. J.) Cowart, James Linwood Roberds, Caroline D. Cowart and Will J. Cowart;  3 Great-Grandchildren – Savanna, Bryce and Camden;  Several Nieces, Nephews & Cousins.

            The family will receive friends in Stokes-Southerland Funeral Home from 6:00PM-8:00PM Wednesday, December 19.

            In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions to the Eastman First Baptist Church Building Fund.

            Honorary pallbearers are Bill Cowart, Craig Cowart, Doug Cowart, Dan McCranie and Wendell Graham.  Andrea McCranie is pianist for the service.


                                    Stokes-Southerland Funeral Home     -----------

                                    of Eastman has charge of                         SSFH

                                    arrangements.                                         -----------




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