Originally created 01/01/00

Mr. Loyd Cowart



WRENS, Ga. -- Mr. Loyd H. Cowart, 62, of Russell Street, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 1999, at Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at James and Lowe Funeral Home with the Revs. Race Lariscy and Ben Martin officiating. Burial will be in Wrens City Cemetery.

Mr. Cowart, a native of Emanuel County, was an Army veteran and had retired from Thermo King as an inspector. He was a member of Wrens Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Cowart; two sons, Robert Cowart, Stapleton, and Ed Cowart, Wrens; a daughter, Sandra Land, Gibson; five brothers, Ben Cowart, Dublin, Ray Cowart, Virgil Cowart and Cleveland Cowart, all of Bartow, and Cephus Cowart, Wadley; a sister, Betty Grimes, Bartow; and five grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Glenn Rooks, Bruce Grimes, Bob Ford, Bryan Rogers, Paul Clements and Scott Huff.

Honorary pallbearers will be employees of Thermo King and his nephews.

Friends may call at the residence of Kate Rogers, 205 Russell St.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 1, 2000