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Bud Cowan, 91, Russell County, KY (1932-2024)

Plez (Bud) E. Cowan, 91, of Jamestown, passed away Wednesday, February 7, 2024 at home.

He served in the U.S. Navy and was a retired meat cutter. He was born in St. Charles, VA on August 21, 1932, a son of the late Mattie (Nellems) and Jessie James Cowan.

Plez is survived by:

daughter, Sheila (Joe) Strainer, of Jamestown, KY.

a sister, Mabel Ousley, of Russell Springs, KY.

two brothers, David Cowan, of IN; Richard Cowan, of CA.

He is also survived by 2 grandchildren Joshua Gray, Janal (Jason) Popplewell, 2 great grandchildren Corey Shepherd, Camren Dunlap and 1 great great grandchild Brodie Popplewell as well as other family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Janet (Elliott) Cowan, 2 brother Joe and Ike Cowan and 2 sisters Ellen Grizzle, Beulah Lewis.

Funeral Service will be held 1pmCT on Saturday, February 10th at H. E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in Jamestown, KY with Bro. Wayne Keith officiating. Friends may visit 11 to 1.

Burial in the Jamestown Cemetery Jamestown, KY.

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