BENTONVILLE – Clevie Sue Jones Cowart was a caring wife, mother, Jammaw, sister and friend.
Sue passed from this world Friday Dec. 31, 2021, in Bentonville, at the age of 88.
Sue was preceded in death by her loving husband, Charles C. Cowart.
She is survived by her daughters, Jeanmarie C. Fogleman (J. Barton) of Bella Vista and Karen C. Sanders (Kyle) of Collierville, Tenn.
Also surviving her are her five grandchildren, Carmen F. Teague (Brian) of Jonesboro, Megan F. Patterson (Jordan) of Cave Springs, Jenna F. Saifi (Scott) of Springdale, W. Kyle Sanders (Madison) of Knoxville, Tenn., and Chaz S. Crenshaw (Michael) of Hernando, Miss.; eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
She is also survived by three sisters, Shelby Jean Berry of Paragould, Paulette Zang (Bill) of Cypress, Texas, and Diane Moore or Katy, Texas; and two brothers, Cecil Jones (Doris) of Royal and Danny Jones (Renee) of Katy.
Sue was born to Oscar and Marie Cook Jones in Jonesboro on Oct. 15, 1933. She was raised in Jonesboro where she met her loving husband of over 50 years, Charles.
Sue and Charles loved to travel, go antiquing and spend time at their “Lake House,” being with family and dear friends, and just being together.
She was an accomplished pianist and organist beginning from a very young age playing for churches. She entertained the other residents at her home in Village on the Park, Bentonville and Morningside of Jonesboro.
Sue was an avid reader and creative seamstress. She dedicated her time to her church where she was a very active choir member and loved being a part of Bible study fellowship.
A graveside service will be held to celebrate her life at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens 3700 N. Germantown Road in Bartlett, Tenn. Visitation will be immediately prior at 1 p.m.
Published by Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 4, 2022.