Henry Scott Cowan

Henry Scott Cowan passed away at home July 16, 2021 at the age of 98 with his daughter by his side. He is with his wife who he loved very much. Jesus came and took him by the hand and took him home. He is in heaven praising and singing for joy. He loved the Lord with all his heart. He was born in Pettigrew Arkansas on January 8, 1923 to Kizzie and Alfeed Cowan. He married Evelyn Irene Kennell on December 14, 1942 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Henry served in the Army for three years, he always said if he could, he would do it all over again. He loved his country. He was a gunnery in the 137th TNF. He was stationed in Normandy, Northern France, Central Europe, and Germany. He served in World War II and received honorable discharge. Henry received the American Theatre medal, European African Middle Eastern medal, and a Good Conduct medal.
His wife moved to Manson, Washington in 1943 with her parents. As soon as he was discharged, he followed them to Manson. Then they moved to Pateros, Washington then to Brewster, where they would spend most of their married life. They had two daughters, Beverly Sue (Cowan) Burgess and Bonnie Jean (Cowan) Virden who passed away May 26, 2008. He loved taking us girls, mom, and grandchildren fishing and on camping trips. He loved the outdoors that God had created.
He is survived by his daughter Sue Burgess of Brewster, Washington. One sister Barbara Cowan of Spokane, Washington. A granddaughter Billie Gonzalez and two great-granddaughters Cynthia and Selena Gonzalez of Escondido, California. John Morley of Richmond, Texas and Gina Morley of Crest Hill, Illinois. A grandson Darrell Hood of Bremerton, Washington, and a granddaughter Sherri Hood of Kingston, Washington.
He was a loving husband, father, and friend. Thank you, Lord, for giving us peace in our hearts today.
Those that went before him with open arms were three brothers, two sisters, one daughter and his loving wife. They are all singing praises to their Lord and Savior.
John 3:16 reads,
“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish, but have eternal life.”
A graveside service was held at Locust Grove Cemetery on July 23, 2021 and services are being held by Barnes Chapel in Brewster.
Please leave any thoughts and memories for the family at www.barneschapel.com.  Services are under the direction of Barnes Chapel of Brewster.
 

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