Martha Joycalene Cowell

Martha Joycalene Cowell

Martha Joycalene Cowell, 80 of Cairo, WV, died July 21, 2019 at her residence.

She was born July 19, 1939 in Ritchie County, the daughter of the late James Burton and Eva Gay Layfield Seese. Martha was a member of Pike Church of Christ. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting and spending time with family.

She is survived by four children, Charlene J. Cowell (Patricia Scott) of Reedsville, NC, Laura E. Freeman (Chris) of Morgantown, Leonard D. Cowell of Phoenix, AZ and Rodney D. Cowell of Cairo; brother, Orval Seese of Ellenboro; sisters, Thelma Jones and Mona Martin, both of Ellenboro; grandchildren, Adam Brandt, Nathan Freeman, Jenna Berry Ann, Rachel Freeman, Dustin Freeman and Stephanie Sands; and great-grandchildren, Hudson Brandt, Grant Berry Ann, Jacob Jackson and Jace Sands.

She was preceded in death by her husband Glen Robert Cowell; brothers, Wesley, Roy, Harley, Ralph and Hayward Seese; sisters, Eva Nichols, Ruth Monroe and two infant sisters, Edith and Opal.

Funeral services will be held at 7 PM, Thursday, July 25, 2019 at McCullough Rogers Funeral Home, Pennsboro with Evang. Jamie Mahaney officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 5-7 PM. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McCulloughRaiguel.com.