William Clinton Cowden – The Greenville Lawyer
William “Bill” Clinton Cowden, 75, of Greenville, Alabama, died Monday, February 28, 2022 at his home. A memorial service will be held in his honor on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Pleasant Home Baptist Church in Brantley, Alabama.
Bill was born on June 29, 1946 in Norton, Virginia to Jesse and Mary Norris Cowden. He attended John B. Burton High School, then joined the Navy as an ordinance specialist. He also served as a police bureau for the city of Greenville, Alabama before retiring from the mobile home industry as an independent contractor.
Bill is predeceased by his parents, Jesse R. Cowden and Mary Irene Norris Cowden; granddaughter, Brianna Wayton. He is survived by his life partner, Shirley Richardson of Greenville, AL; his children, Brittany Cowden of Tifton, GA and his mother Diane Cowden Young, Charles (Clark) Cain II of Canton, GA, Angie Jackson of Bufula, GA, Jeff Cain of Kennesaw, GA Teresa Cain of Hawthorne, GA and their mother Sue Cowden – Hill, Kent Layton of Albany, GA, Daphne King of Orange Beach, AL, Ashley Conway of Gulf Shores, AL; siblings, James Harold Cowden of Kingsport, TN, Loretta Jean Stidham of Norton, VA, Joyce Ann Watts of Kingsport, TN, Jackie Ray Cowden of Covington, GA; special grandchild, Charles (Chad) W. Cain III of Decatur, AL; great-granddaughter, Calla Burch; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and family.