Dewey Verlon Cowart, age 86, of Tuscumbia died Wednesday, October 17, 2012.
He was born February 9, 1926 in Henagar, Alabama to James Edward Cowart and Minnie Samantha Worthen Cowart Wallace. He was a veteran, serving his country in the U.S Navy during WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.
Preceding him in death in addition to his parents were his wife, Martha Aileene Cowart; brothers, Cecil Cowart and Nick Wallace; and grandson, Patrick Michael Hearon.
Survivors include his son, Jack Cowart and his wife Verlaine of Craig, Colorado; daughter, Ardyth Hearon and her husband Brian of Hickory, North Carolina; brothers, Bill Wallace, Joe Wallace, Gerald Wallace and Ted Wallace, all of Mississippi; sisters, Ruth Philpot of Missouri, Joyce Miller, Peggy Whitt and Shirley Guntharp all of Mississippi, six grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.