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Tonya Lynette Cowles
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Obituary for Tonya Lynette Cowles

Ms. Tonya Lynette Cowles, (Maude) age 46, was born October 4th, 1970 in Wilkes County to Carol Ann Cowles and the late Rufus Calvin Harris. She was called to her heavenly home on Sunday, July 30th, 2017.
Tonya joined First Baptist Church at a young age. Tonya attended Wilkes Central High School. She was employed at Haven Home, where her smile brightened the day of her Grandmother, Alma Cowles.
Tonya was a loving Mother and Daughter who always put her family first. Tonya was preceded in death by her father, her grandparents; Wesley Harris and wife Tina and a brother; Johnathan Parsons.
Tonya leaves to cherish her memories a loving son; D’Andre Wilborn of North Wilkesboro, her mother; Carol Cowles and stepfather; Johnny Moxley of Wilkesboro, grandmother; Alma Cowles of Wilkesboro, a brother; Michael Glenn of Wilkesboro, a sister; Reese Harris of Taylorsville, two aunts; Norma Cowles of Wilkesboro and Elaine Cobb of Greensboro, uncles Sid (Debbie) Cowles of Jonesville, James (Brenda) Harris, Milton (Marnita) Harris, Leonard (Linda) Harris all of Wilkesboro, a special friend Eron Thomas of Wilkesboro, who Tonya loved dearly, special cousins, April Vannoy of Gastonia, Chris Cowles and Durant Cowles of Jonesville and a host of cousins and good friends.
A Home going Celebration for Ms. Cowles will be held 2:00 PM, Sunday, August 6th, 2017 at Reins Sturdivant Chapel with Rev. John A. Speaks, Rev. Casey Walker, Rev. Ernest Martin and Rev. Brent Bailey officiating. Burial will be in Mountlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 12:45 until 1:45 prior to the service at Reins Sturdivant Funeral Home.
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12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659





2:00 PM
Reins-Sturdiavant Chapel

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Cemetery Details


Mountlawn Memorial Park

196 Fan Key Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659


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