SIKESTON -- Hazell Virginia Cowan, 86, died May 27, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born July 20, 1925, in Lauderdale County, Ala., to the late Leonard and Merle Grimes Holt, she was a homemaker and member of Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Miner.
On Oct. 21, 1943, in Malden, she married John A. "Red" Cowan, who preceded her in death on Dec. 5, 1998.
Also preceding her in death were one son and one daughter.
Survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Jana and Al Wooley of Bloomfield; two brothers, Curtis Holt of St. Louis and Kenneth Holt of Jackson; and two sisters, Marie Henderson and Glenda Stoddard, both of St. Louis; and three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday with the Rev. John Tarter, pastor of Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, officiating.
Burial will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery.
Online condolences may be shared at: www.nunneleefuneralchapel.com.