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Winfred Cowan, 75

Winfred Cowan, 75, of Columbia, died Monday, April 27, 2020 at the T.J. Samson Hospital in Glasgow.

He was born June 9, 1944 in Adair County to the late Ira and Pearsetta Burton Cowan.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Eugene, Harold and Kenneth Cowan, and one sister, Sharlene Cowan Burton.  Winfred owned and operated Cowan and Son Trucking for many years and was a lifelong farmer.

Survivors include; one son Jamie Cowan and his wife Gale of Columbia; one daughter Denesa McCann her husband Kelly of Columbia; three grandchildren Austen McCann, Brady Cowan  Beth Ann Cowan; one great grandchild Baylee Cowan; mother of his children Janet Antle of Columbia; special niece Telissa Moore and her husband Brad of Columbia; sister in law Carol Cowan of Columbia; several other relatives and friends.

In accordance with Governor Beshear’s recommendations and in compliance with the CDC, the service will be private with burial in Haven Hill Cemetery.

For anyone who would like to leave a condolence message for the family, please visit Mr. Cowan’s obituary on our website ( and we will see that the family receives it.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.   

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