Lillian M. Cowan, 87, Laurel

Lillian M. Cowan, age 87, of Laurel, Indiana died Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Morning Breeze Retirement & Healthcare in Greensburg, Indiana.

Born January 6, 1931 in Rush County, Indiana she was the daughter of the late Ira & Glada (Feeback) Haley. On August 12, 1948 she was united in marriage to Herman L. Cowan and he survives.

Lil was a member of the Buena Southern Missionary Baptist Church. In her leisure time she enjoyed butterflies, nature, and spending time on her porch swing. She had worked in the cafeteria at Laurel Elementary School for several years, before retirement.

Survivors include her husband of over 70 years, Herman L. Cowan of Laurel; a daughter & son-in-law, Nancy (Ronald C.) Spurlock of Connersville; a son & daughter-in-law, Dave (Janice Hundley) Cowan of Brookville, Indiana; two sisters, Fay Doll & Louise Newton both of Rushville, Indiana; four grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by nine brothers & sisters, and a great grandchild.

Pastor Rob Edwards of the Buena Southern Missionary Baptist Church will officiate the Funeral Services on Monday, December 10, 2018, 2:00 P.M., at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home, 1025 Franklin Avenue, Brookville. Burial will follow in Hopewell Cemetery in Rush County, Indiana.

Family & friends may visit from 12:00 Noon until the time of the services at 2:00 P.M. on Monday, December 10, 2018 at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Buena Southern Missionary Baptist Church. Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home is honored to serve the Cowan family to sign the online guest book or send personal condolences please visit