Mrs. Mary C. Cowart, age 83, passed away Sunday, August 25, 2019 at Ogeechee Area Hospice Inpatient Center in Statesboro. She was born in Manassas on June 25, 1936 to Robert B. and Ruby Oliver Fanning. Mrs. Mary lived most of her life in Tattnall County and she and her husband owned the Badcock Home Furnishing in Reidsville for 25 years. She was a charter member of the Coastal Empire Horseman Association and the Georgia Federation Saddle Club. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and singing Gospel music. She attended Pine Grove Baptist Church in Reidsville and is preceded death by her parents, her husband of 54 years, Gerald E. Cowart, siblings, Bobby Fanning and Linda Wilkes.
She is survived by her children, Delores (Vernon) Owens of Claxton, David (Theresa) Cowart of Pembroke and Shane (Tracey) Cowart of Ludowici; “adopted son”, Brian A. Hill of Richmond Hill; siblings, Betty Hughes of Pembroke and Johnny (Judy) Fanning of Groveland; six grandchildren; six great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews
The family will receive friends beginning at 9:00am on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at the Chapel of Low Country Cremation and Burial in Reidsville with the funeral service to follow at 11:00am with the Reverend Russell Rogers officiating. Interment will follow in the Reidsville Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Trey Monroe, Brian Hill, Christopher Hill, Jay McNeely, Mason McNeely, and Scott Saggus.
Low Country Cremation and Burial is serving the family of Mrs. Mary C, Cowart.