Muriel Cowart
Muriel Cowart
  • November 11, 1924 - September 28, 2017
  • Virginia

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Muriel Faler Cowart, 92, passed away September 28, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Leonard L. and Grace Metzner Faler of Spokane, Washington.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by the Love of her life, Jesse Allen Cowart, Sr.; her sister, Helen Cable; two daughters-in-law, Vanessa K. Cowart and Robin R. Cowart and two great-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Cowart is survived by seven children, Ron Cowart of Rustburg, Karen and Ed Taylor of Bedford, Leonard (Butch) and Carolyn Cowart of Altavista, Marian Lemons of Reidsville, NC, Jesse and Judy Cowart of Gladys, Sean Cowart and life mate Todd Gunderson and Shannon Cowart and life mate C.J. Jenkins, all of Greensboro, NC. She is also survived by sixteen grandchildren; thirty-five great grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren and a brother, Harold Faler of Great Falls, Montana.
Muriel loved to sew and made many beautiful dolls and handbags, many may remember "Memories by Muriel".
She also loved her kitty cats.
Muriel also assisted her husband, Jesse with their horse operation in Reidsville, NC for many years - she had a special bond with herd sire, "High Thunderbird".
We would like to thank Kim and Noah's Landing in Goode, VA and Gentle Shepherd Hospice for their compassionate care in her last days and also her granddaughter Gwen Cowart Mosebrook for the extra time and care given.
A funeral service will be conducted at 12:00 p.m., Monday, October 2, 2017 at Diamond Hill Presbyterian Church on Mollies Creek Road, Gladys. Interment will follow at Cumbie Memorial Cemetery in Rustburg.
The family will receive friends at the church, for one hour prior to the service.
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