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Joan Long McCowan

Death 16 Feb 2007 (aged 67)
Burial Nora, Dickenson County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 101364828 · View Source
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Daughter of Stewart and Mary Belle Long.

NORA, Va. – Joan McCowan, age 67, passed away Friday Feb. 16, 2007, at her home. She was a lifelong resident of Dickenson County and a member of the Lighthouse Freewill Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Billy Roosevelt McCowan; parents, Stewart and Mary Belle Long; and brother, Harlon Long.

She was a woman of character and was loved by all who knew her.

She is survived by five children, Diane Culbertson of Nora, Marvin McCowan of Trammel Gap, Kathy Helbert of Nora, Roger McCowan of Bluff City and Sherri Garrett of Blountville; brothers, Willie Long of Blacksburg, Gene Long of Rosedale and Ronnie Long of Florida; sisters, Jewell Gilliard of Sweetwater, Tenn., and Helen Long of Arcadia, Fla.; 13 grandchildren, including Kaytlynn Joeanne Garrett, who was named after her; 10 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at the Lighthouse Freewill Baptist Church Monday, Feb. 19, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. with Clergymen Travis Short, Freddie Boyd and Marvin Dockery officiating. Burial will be in the Deel Cemetery, Brushy Ridge Section, Nora.

Pallbearers: Jason McCowan, Eric McCowan, Nathan McCowan, Bryan McCowan, Billy Joe and Matthew Shastid. Honorary pallbearers: Steven McCowan, Charles Culbertson, Billy Helbert, Mark McCowan, Tony McCowan, Neal McCowan, Billy French, Kevin Garrett, Jimmy Greene Sr., Jimmy Garrett Jr., Marvin McCowan, David Kiser, Roger McCowan and Larry McKnight.

Condolences may be sent to the family at and the celebration of life video for Joan McCowan may be viewed at
Mullins Funeral Home and staff are serving the family.

Joan McCowan 2 Sep 1939 - 16 Feb 2007 Nora, Dickenson, Virginia

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  • Created by: Helen Collins
  • Added: 27 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101364828
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joan Long McCowan (2 Sep 1939–16 Feb 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101364828, citing Rasnick Family Cemetery, Nora, Dickenson County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Helen Collins (contributor 47660252) .