Marcia Ola Cowgill

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Marcia Ola Cowgill, 76, of Piggott, Ark., passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Ark.

She was born Aug. 8, 1935, in Crockett, Ark., and was the daughter of the late David Swyers and Ollie Burks Kunkleman.

She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Goldie Lee Swyers, Annie Rae Swyers, Sylvia Steel and Helen Beck, and two grandchildren, Aaron and Lisa.

Survivors include her children, Charles Edwards and wife Robin of Piggott, Tony Edwards of Piggott, Paul Edwards and wife Linda of Piggott, Teresa Owens and husband Alvin of Greenway, Ark., Tracy Edwards and wife Bena of Tampa, Fla., and Susan Haywood and husband Ricky of Piggott; 14 grandchildren, Deanna, Jeremy, Jordan, Angela, Austin, Allison, Kayla, Keri, Amanda, Timmy, Marsha, Joseph, Sarah and Ashley, and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday, May 26, 2012, in the Hoggard & Sons Chapel with Davey Winberry officiating. Burial followed in Hardin Chapel Cemetery near Crockett, Ark.

Pallbearers were William Owens, William Lee Owens, Timmy Owens, Curtis Burr, Austin Edwards, Virgil Broadway and Allen Earl Stokes. Hoggard & Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, Ark., was in charge of the arrangements.

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