Frances Cowart – December 26, 1924/January 19, 2013

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cowart_-_january_dmn_1358710695Frances Louise Parrish Cowart passed away Saturday, January 19, 2013, at age 88.  Frances was born in Emhouse, Texas, December 26, 1924, to Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Parrish, Sr.

She graduated from Emhouse High School in 1942 and then moved to Dallas to work for the Veterans Administration. In 1978 Frances went to work at Hockaday School. She retired after 22 years of service. Frances and her husband Bart enjoyed 65 years of marriage.

She is survived by her husband, Bartley Cowart; son, Charles H. Cowart; daughter, Anita D’onofrio and husband, Ronnie; son, Benny Cowart and wife, Debbie; grandchildren, Aaron Decker, Zach Decker, Kelly Trojan, Kristie Long, and Matt Sikes; great-grandchildren, Kaylee Decker, Alexis Trojan, and Ian Trojan; brothers, Roy Parrish of Flower Mound and Benny Parrish of University Park; sisters, Joann Dotter of North Richland Hills and Jeanette Sessom of Bixby, Oklahoma; several nieces and nephews; and many friends.

jaynesFuneral services are 2:00 pm, Thursday, January 24, 2013, at First United Methodist Church, 403 S. Main in Duncanville, Texas, with Dr. Jim Bowden and Rev. Marie Mitchell officiating. 

Burial at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery will follow on Monday, January 28, 2013

Visitation with the family is 7-9 pm, Wednesday, at Jaynes.