Alvin McCowen

Alvin Glenn McCowen

June 3rd, 1931 - May 5th, 2020
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Alvin Glenn McCowen, 88 of Kaufman Texas, went home on May 5, 2020 after a short battle with pneumonia at the Baylor, Scott, & White Hospital in Sunnyvale, Texas.

Family Visitation is planned for Saturday, May 9th, 2020 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm at Miller Family Funeral Home. Graveside services will be on Saturday, May 9th, 2020 at 1:00 pm at Snyder Cemetery with Mr. Darrell Chappell officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Miller Family Funeral Home.

Glenn was born in the Hollow Community in Scurry County Texas on June 3, 1931. Glenn was the 7th child of S.E. and Edna (Berry) McCowen of Snyder. Glenn attended rural school at Hollow, Dunn, and Crowder. Glenn graduated in the class of 1948 at Snyder High School. Glenn married his longtime girlfriend Marinell Wilson on June 17, 1950 at her home in the Ennis Creek community and lived in Snyder until September 1953. Glenn worked in the oil and gas industry and took a job transfer to Corpus Christi and lived there until April 2008 moving to Kaufman after retirement. Glenn was a long time member of the Church of Christ and worshiped with the Landmark Church of Christ in Kaufman, TX.

Surviving is his wife
Marinell Wilson McCowen of Kaufman;
Two Sons, Ronald & his wife Elena of Fort Worth, and Kenny & his wife Mattie of Cleveland, Texas;
Four Grandchildren, Mike McCowen & his wife Summer of Snyder, Kenny McCowen and his wife Jamie of Mansfield, Mary McCowen of Fort Worth, Teresa Baker and her husband Troy of the Woodlands;
Step-Grandchildren, Kimberly and Bradley Borski of Cleveland;
Eleven Great-Grandchildren and one Great-Great Grandchild;
Two brothers Clint and his wife Frances of Snyder and Don and his wife Linda of San Angelo;
& a host of nieces and nephews and other family members. .

Preceded in death by his parents, two children, infant son Glenn Franklin and daughter Jenny Lou; three Brothers, Allon, Roy, and Lloyd; four Sisters, Marie Schell, Larue Haney, Loyce Thompson, and Shirley Bratton.

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  • Visitation

    May 9th, 2020 | 11:00am - 12:30pm
    May 9th, 2020 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Miller Family Funeral Home
    200 E. 37th
    Snyder, TX 79549
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  • Service

    Snyder Cemetery
    N. Ave. E
    Snyder, Texas 79549
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  • Interment

    May 9th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    May 9th, 2020 1:00pm
    Snyder Cemetery
    N. Ave. E.
    Snyder, Texas 79549
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Mike Hobson Deacon at Landmark Church of Christ

Posted at 10:22pm
"Glenn McCowen" will remain in our hearts forever. I will miss his prayers. My prayer is for your comfort that only comes from our Heavenly Father .
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