She was born June 14, 1927, at Jetmore, the daughter of James Sinclair and Ona Mae Neeley Cole. A longtime area resident, she was a homemaker.
She belonged to the United Methodist Church, Ladies Red Hat Society and the G.A.B. Club, all of Jetmore.
On April 6, 1946, she married Kenneth E. Cowles at Dodge City. He died June 16, 2004.
Survivors include: two daughters, Bonnie Bailey, Medicine Lodge and Kathy Hixon, Tahlequah, Oklahoma; five Grandchildren and eight Great Grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Vivian Lonnberg.
Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the United Methodist Church, Jetmore, with Rev. Marvin Ewertt presiding. Friends may call from 9a.m. to 8p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at Beckwith Funeral Home, Jetmore. Burial will be in the Fairmount Cemetery, Jetmore.
Memorials may be sent to the Hospice Care of Kansas, in care of the funeral home.