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Donald Cowen

Donald Cowen, 47, of Russellville, Arkansas, passed away Monday, August 14, 2017, at Arkansas River Valley Hospice Home. He was born December 13, 1969 to Bobby Cowen and Verla Thompson Cowen. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Herbert and Minnie Thompson and Ray and Ruth Cowen; Two Aunts, Freda Thompson Shy, and Louise Thompson; Two Uncles, Windell Standridge and Garland Thompson. He is survived by his parents; One brother, Richard and wife Beth Cowen of Fayettville; niece, Emily Cowen; Six Aunts, Patsy Cowen Strandridge, Edna Thompson Roberson, Mary Sue Thompson Egner, Ruth Thompson Wright, Barbara Thompson Brock, Marie Thompson Heath and numerous other friends and family. Visitation will be from 5-7 pm Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Russellville Family Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be at 10 am Thursday, August 17, 2017 at Russellville Family Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Pollard Cemetery, under the direction of Russellville Family Funeral. Pallbearers will be John Heath, Mike Heath, Donnie Clark, Dave Brown, Steve Harris, and Allen Wilbanks. Honorary pallbearers are Warren Cowen, Shawn Wheeler, Valentino Piacentino III, MD. The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.russellvillefamilyfuneral.com.

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I wanted to say how truly sorry I was to hear about Donald's passing. I didn't hear about what happened until just recently from my father. Donald was one of my very best friends and he will be missed.

Tony Banks Nov 27 2017 12:00 AM

Verla and Bobby, so very sorry for the loss of your son. my prayer is that you will find peace in knowing you will see him again soon. May God wrap his arms around you and comfort you and your family. Love and Prayers

Mary Ann Cunningham Aug 26 2017 12:00 AM

Dear Family, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your dear loved one and send you my sincere condolences. May you find comfort from God's word at Revelation 21:3,4 and John 5:28,29. Heartfelt prayers are with you during this difficult time.

D. Harris Aug 26 2017 12:00 AM

Bobby and Verla, I'm so very sorry to learn of your loss. Please know that you're in my thoughts and prayers.

Wes Kemp Aug 22 2017 12:00 AM

Donald was a wonderful kind person. He and I graduated together. Never saw him mistreat or be unkind to anyone. Rest in peace Donald.

Kassen Jamell Sears Aug 18 2017 12:00 AM

Verla - I am so very sorry for your families loss. Prayers that God will surround you with comfort and peace at this difficult time.

Linda Famolare Aug 17 2017 12:00 AM

I'm so very sorry for your loss. Donald was an amazing person. I will miss him dearly. Please accept my sincere condolences.

Debbie Sorrell Logue Aug 17 2017 12:00 AM

We are so very sorry for your loss. Will be praying for peace and comfort from our Lord and Savior.

Jerry & Shellene Linker Aug 17 2017 12:00 AM

Verla & Bobby, the entire Sims family is so sorry for your loss. Donald loved baseball when he was a young boy growing up. He definitely has the best of all home runs. We love you all and are praying for comfort & peace in the coming days. Love and prayers Jimmy,Bobbye & Todd Sims

Jimmy and Bobbye Sims Aug 16 2017 12:00 AM

I graduated with Donald and am shocked to hear about his passing.

John Freeman Aug 16 2017 12:00 AM

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