COMANCHE — Funeral services for Cenith “Novella” Cowan, 83, will be at 10 a.m. Monday, March 26 at Comanche Funeral Home. Burial will follow at 3:30 p.m. Monday at Placid Cemetery in McCulloch County. Visitation will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 25 at the funeral home.

She passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at her residence in Fredericksburg.

She was born on March 5, 1935, in Callahan County to Roy Townsend Andrews and Vertie Lois (Hancock) Andrews. In 1952, she married William Jackson Brasuell. He preceded her in death on Dec. 23, 1961. On September 9, 1966, she married Preston Lee Cowan in Friona. He preceded her in death on Feb. 14, 2002. .

Survivors include her daughter, Cenith L. Lane of Kaufman; son, Preston Scott Cowan and wife Katherine of Fredericksburg; stepson, Waylon Dee Cowan and wife Connie; of Fredericksburg; daughter-in-law, Donna Cowan of Rio Vista, California; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; special cousin, LaVerne Woods of Comanche; sisters, Ailene Kennedy of Comanche and Vickie Andrews of Comanche; brother, Dewey Franklin Andrews of Point; numerous nieces and nephews, and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her son, Audie Jackson Brasuell; stepson, Gaylon Lee Cowan; grandson, Gaylon Dee Cowan; great-grandson, Ledger Liam Lane-Drinning; great-great-grandson, Austin Ray Schomberg; and brothers, Roy Andrews Jr., and Ray Andrews.