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Bennie Dale Cowdrey

Obituary Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019

Bennie Dale Cowdrey of Cumming, GA passed away peacefully at home on March 27, 2019. He was born on December 5, 1935 in Post, Texas and moved to Cumming with his family when he was 18 years old. Mr. Cowdrey was a developer, builder, and later in life worked many years at the counter of the Cumming Post Office before retiring. He was an avid deer hunter and enjoyed hunting until he was 80. Mr. Cowdrey was preceded in death by his parents Joseph Dale Cowdrey and Thelma Louise Cowdrey, his sister Reita Joyce Gilleland, and his wife Jeanne Marie Cowdrey.

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law Alex and Cathy Cowdrey, his daughter and son-in-law Carol and Rusty Whitlow, his beloved grandchildren Harrison Cowdrey, Emma Grace and Gantt Whitlow, a nephew Mickey Britain, great-nephews Brandon Britain and Cody Britain, a great-niece Brandi Britain, brother-in-law J.C. “Jake” Gilleland, and a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Cy and Carolyn Timmons.

Family members will receive friends at Ingram Funeral Home on Friday, March 29, 2019 from 5:00-8:00PM. A private graveside service for immediate family only will also be held. In lieu of flowers, please consider sending a donation in memory of Bennie Cowdrey to Jesse’s House, a charity in Cumming he and his wife have supported since its inception.

Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, 210 Ingram Avenue, Cumming, Georgia 30040, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be made at

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