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December 5, 2013

James "Terrell" Cowart,

TIFTON —  James "Terrell" Cowart, 64, of Tifton died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at his residence.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Tifton's First Assembly of God. The Rev. John Thomas will officiate with burial to follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery. Benny Ensley, Ryan Barber, Reed Cromer, Peyton Cowart, Guy Haynes and Wayne Huggins will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. Saturday at Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals. Mr. Cowart will be placed in the church one hour prior to the service.

Mr. Cowart was born April 9, 1949 in Hahira and was the son of Fred Lowndes and Edna Mathis Cowart, both deceased. He was also preceded in death by one brother and one sister. He was retired from UPS after 35 years and was employed with Paragon Security Services. He graduated from Cook County High School and earned his associate's degree in Business from ABAC. He was a member of Tifton's First Assembly of God. He had a passion for music and was a member of the Chosen Generation Group. He also loved to fish.

Mr. Cowart is survived by his wife of 26 years, Debra Sutton Cowart of Tifton, who he married Dec. 5, 1987; one son and daughter-in-law, Shane and Donna Cowart of Jacksonville, Fla.; one daughter and son-in-law, Tera and Keith Myers of Dublin; two step-daughters and their husbands, Toni and Brad Phillips of Tifton and Angi and Travis Spiers of Havana, Fla.; two brothers, David Cowart of Adel and William "Bart" Cowart of Irwinville; three sisters, Virginia Sorrells of Tallahassee, Fla., Betty Harold of Spartanburg, S.C. and Mary Conger of Indiana; and 12 grandchildren: Reed Cromer, Courtney Myers, Zackary Myers, Cameron Myers, Christian Myers, Sara Beth Myers, Jayde Cowart, Peyton Cowart, Sam Phillips, Carter Spiers, Ryan Barber and Kendra Hall.

Condolences may be sent to the family at the online guest registry at www.bowen-donaldson.com. Services for the Cowart family are under the care and direction of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.

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