Charles McCowen

Sunday, August 5, 2007

MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Charles E. McCowen, 63, of Mound City died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007, at his home.

He was born March 15, 1944, at Cairo, Ill., son of Lee Roy and Dorothy Peddie McCowen.

He worked as a pilot for Waterfront Services and later was employed by CGB Co. of Mound City.

Survivors include his wife, Kitten McCowen of Mound City; his daughter, Patricia Craig of Simpson, Ill.; two sisters, Judy Schott of Cape Girardeau and Nancy Joyner of Urbandale, Ill.; and two granddaughters.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until service time Monday at Barkett Funeral Home in Mound City.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Kelly Cox officiating.

Burial will follow at Green Lawn Memorial Gardens at Villa Ridge, Ill.