Lois Jean Durbin
Mrs. Lois Jean Cowan Durbin, 74, the widow of John Hayden Durbin, passed away Wednesday evening, September 11, 2019 at Baptist Health-Richmond.
Lois was born on May 14, 1945 in Richmond, the daughter of the late Harvey Cowan and June Barrett Cowan. She was a retired employee of The Madison County Detention Center and was a former employee of Westinghouse/Phillips. She loved cooking and spending time with her family and her close friends. Lois was a member of The Eastside Community Church.
Survivors include her son: Andrew Durbin of Richmond; two brothers: Pearl Cowan and Joe Cowan, as well as, several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers: James "Pony" Cowan, Jackie Cowan and Leon Cowan and two sisters: Glenna Cowan and Sandra Cowan.
Visitation will be from 4-8 PM Saturday at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:30 PM Sunday, September 15, 2019, at the funeral home with Dr. Virgil Grant officiating.
A graveside service will follow at 10:00 AM Monday at the Richmond Cemetery. Family members will serve as pallbearers. www.cpcfh.com
Published on September 12, 2019


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4 posts

Keith Tate
Sep 15, 2019
Andy, I am sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. She was a devoted wife as well as a very loving and compassionate mother. May God be with you and your family.
Keith R. Tate
Bobby Russell.
Sep 14, 2019
Andy...your mother was my friend as was Johnny. They were loving parents who adored you.
Robby Bales
Sep 13, 2019
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Harriet Murphy Allen
Sep 13, 2019
So sorry to hear of Lois' passing. She was a good friend, a loving person and so much fun to be around. She will certainly be missed.