Fayetta Cowan

1959 - 2021


Fayetta Cowan, age 61, of Evansville, IN., passed away at 10:04 p.m. on Thursday, April 1, 2021, at St. Vincent Hospital.

Fayetta was born April 8, 1959, to Arthur E. Long and Lois Long (Hill). She graduated from Central High School in 1977. Fayetta worked at T.J. Max where she met her wife to be, Gay.

Fayetta is survived by her wife of 23 years, Gay Coggins; daughters, Jennifer Blake (Michael), and Maranda Oxhandler (Cale); grandchildren, Emma, Isaac, Andrew, Owen, Kade, Avery and Elliott; and furbabies, Derby and Jasper.

Fayetta is preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Lois.

A Graveside Service will be private on Saturday, April 10, 2021. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. 

Memorial Contributions, in lieu of flowers, may be made to the charity of your choice.

Arrangements are being handled by BOONE FUNERAL HOME EAST CHAPEL – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue, Evansville, IN.

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April 10, 2021 7:37 PM

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Julie Vanderburg

April 9, 2021 1:52 AM

I only met Fayette once. I really liked her and I am so sorry I didn't get the chance to make friends with her.  My heart go out to Gay and family. I'm so very sorry for your loss.

Janet Bradley

April 8, 2021 1:50 PM

Gay Im so sorry for your loss I work with Fayetta a few time at TJ Maxx.

Kathie Nelson

April 3, 2021 6:18 PM

Mandy and Jennifer, so sorry to learn of your mother’s passing. She will surely be missed by many.

Patti Hicks

April 3, 2021 5:39 PM

Deeply saddened by this loss.  Gay, I am so, so sorry.  Prayers for comfort during this difficult time.

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