Jul. 24, 1907 Macedonia Jackson County Kentucky, USA
Apr. 3, 2011 Robinson McLennan County Texas, USA
Nina Mae Cownover, 103, of Robinson, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2011, at a local nursing home. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, April 7, at Rosemound Cemetery with the Rev. Joe David Ruffin. The family will receive visitors 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Pecan Grove Funeral Home.
Nina was born in Macedonia, Ky., to the late Arthur and Oralee Ray. She traveled with her family from Kentucky to Texas by horse and buggy. She spent her life cooking for others at Robinson Elementary, 12th Airforce, and Headstart. Her food was so good that people would seek her out just to have a taste of her delicious meals. Nina loved to fly and travel. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, and had a way of making people feel like family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl B. Cownover Sr.
Nina is survived by her daughter, Shirley McGee; son, Earl Cownover and wife, Beverly; six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren.