Hattie Mae Cahoon Cowell, 99, of Columbia, died Thursday, November 17, 2022, at Tyrrell House in Columbia.
Born January 16, 1923 in Tyrrell County she was the daughter of the late Ledford Cahoon and Cottie Weatherly Cahoon and was preceded in death by her husband, John Lafayette Cowell; sisters, Sarah Cahoon McGuire, Mary Cahoon Sawyer and Alberta Cahoon Brickhouse; brothers, Marvin Cahoon, Lee Cahoon, Ellis Cahoon, John Cahoon, Rufus Cahoon and son-in-law, Steve Bobbitt. Mrs. Cowell was a homemaker and member of Gum Neck Church of Christ.
Her family includes her daughters, Judy Sawyer Norman and husband Wayne of Creswell, NC and Nancy Sawyer Bobbitt of Sisterville, West VA; sister, Beulah Cahoon Cahoon of Fairfield, NC; brother, Charles Cahoon of Columbia, NC; five grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren and ten great-great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held Monday, November 21, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell with Ernie Richardson officiating. Private family burial will follow. Family will receive friends at the funeral home following the service.
Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell.