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Nancy Norwood Cowley

September 3, 1925 April 27, 2019
Nancy Norwood Cowley
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Obituary for Nancy Norwood Cowley

September 3, 1925 - April 27, 2019

Nancy Norwood Cowley died peacefully at her home on Saturday April 27th 2019 with her family by her side.

She is the child of the late Nathan Estes Norwood & Viola Reece Norwood. She is predeceased by her husband James Eugene (Steve) Cowley, her parents, brother Charles (Elizabeth) Norwood, brother Lilburn (Ruby) Norwood, brother Billy Norwood, brother Donald Norwood, & sister Gladys Stinnet. Also, an infant sibling Geneva.

Nancy moved from Limestone County when she was 17 & began working on the Arsenal assembling bullets. She then began working at Orgain & Sparks Drug Store where she worked for approximately 35 years as the bookkeeper. She was a lifelong member of Big Cove Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She worked in the Moms-Morning-Out program where she & a group of ladies worked to keep children to raise enough money to pave the church parking lot. She also kept the books for her congregation for over 20 years. After retirement, she moved to Owens Cross Roads where she has lived for 28 years. While living here she has spent her time caring for her grandchildren & great-grandchildren after-school by taking them to & from school, swimming lessons, & Burger King on numerous occasions.

Nancy is survived by her Daughter, Barbara (John) Webster of Owens Cross Roads; Granddaughter, Lori (John) Walters of Huntsville, Granddaughter, Ashley (Ed) Ratliff of New Hope, Grandson, John Blake (Brixey) Webster of Chattanooga; Great Grandchildren, Brad, Madison, Turner, Kaleb, Haddon, & Ellis; two Sisters: Jewel (Charles) Privett, Glenda (Howard) Swanner; & several nieces & nephews.

Visitation will be April 30th 2019 from 9:00-11 :00 AM with funeral to follow immediately at New Hope Funeral Home in New Hope, Alabama. Interment will be at the Campground Cemetery in Big Cove, Alabama. Service will be held by Ed Herring & Harold Kelly. Pallbearers will be John Blake Webster, Turner Gibbs Ratliff, John Walters, Bob Alford, Brad Ratliff, Greg Cowley and Honorary Pallbearer, Kaleb Ratliff.

In lieu of flowers she requested memorial contributions go to the Big Cove Cumberland Presbyterian Church. A very special "thank you goes out to Johnna, Whitney and Alicia of Compassus Hospice Care.Girls, your loving care made her last days brighter!!!

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Visitation

Tuesday

30

Apr

9:00 AM 4/30/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 4/30/2019 11:00:00 AM
New Hope Funeral Home

2500 Oak Grove Rd.
New Hope, AL 35760

New Hope Funeral Home
2500 Oak Grove Rd. New Hope 35760 AL
United States

Funeral Ceremony

Tuesday

30

Apr

11:00 AM 4/30/2019 11:00:00 AM
New Hope Funeral Home Chapel

2500 Oak Grove Rd.
New Hope, AL 35760

New Hope Funeral Home Chapel
2500 Oak Grove Rd. New Hope 35760 AL
United States

Interment

Tuesday

30

Apr

12:00 PM 4/30/2019 12:00:00 PM
Campground Cemetery

210 Campground Rd
Brownsboro, AL 35741

Campground Cemetery
210 Campground Rd Brownsboro 35741 AL
United States
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