Whitesburg KY

Evelee Cowgill, 81, dies in Ohio

Evelee Cowgill, 81, of Marion, Ohio, died July 21.

Born in Whitesburg, she was a daughter of the late Watson G. and Sallie Brown Cornett. She was the widow of Robert R. “Bob” Cowgill, and a sister of the late Burchel Cornett, John B. Cornett, Eulice Hampton and Loretta Cornett.

She was a bookkeeper for the Sears store in Marion, Ohio, and later retired from Hummel’s IGA Foodliner Inc.

Surviving are five nieces, Darleen Davenport, Patricia Swain and husband Gregg, Henrietta Rengert and husband Dane, Eulice Dollinger, and Audrey Evans and husband Dave, and three nephews, James Cornett and wife Brenda, Clyde Hampton and wife Jennifer, and Carl Hampton and wife Arzella.

Funeral services will be held July 25 in Marion, Ohio. Burial will be in the Marion Cemetery.

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