Sallie M. Cowand (July 25, 1920 – October 27, 2019)

Published 1:57 pm Tuesday, October 29, 2019

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MERRY HILL, NC – Sallie Miller Cowand, 99, of NC 45 North, died Sunday October 27, 2019 at Acccordius Health at Creekside Care in Ahoskie.

She was born in Bertie County July 25, 1930 to the late Norman Joseph and Sarah Gertrude Hughes Cowand and was predeceased by her husband, Raymond Earl Cowand; sisters, Nancy Miller Bazemore, and Joyce M. McNair; and a brother, Harlee Peyton Miller.

Sallie was a faithful member of Riverside Baptist Church and the WMU. She loved to embroider and was a master quilter. She made quilts for her children and all of her grandchildren as well as many quilts for cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday October 30, 2019 at 1:39 p.m. at Riverside Baptist Church. Rev. Gene Martin and Rev. Al Jarrell will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Survivors include her daughter, Ruby Cowand Sanders and husband, Frank of Troy, NC; son, Joseph Wayne Cowand and wife Laura of Merry Hill, NC; six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Tuesday October 29 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Walker Funeral Home in Windsor. Memorial gifts may be made to Riverside Baptist Church, 1206 NC 45 North, Merry Hill, NC 27957.

Online condolences may be directed to Walker Funeral Home of Windsor is serving the Cowand family.