Vernon Nelson Cowles, 89, passed away on Monday, Nov. 15, 2010. He was born on Oct. 22, 1921, to Wesley and Pearl Cowles in Rocky.
Vernon was honored to be a World War II Veteran. He enjoyed riding motorcycles in his youth and fishing. Vernon was very active within his neighborhood, assisting his neighbors and friends with anything they needed.
Vernon was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Sylvia L. Cowles; two brothers, Leroy and Clayton Cowles, and sister, Anita Cowles. He is survived by daughter, Betty King and husband, Negial of Tulsa; two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held at Mobley-Dodson Funeral Service on Tuesday, Nov. 16, from 4 to 8 p.m. A Military Graveside service will be at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010 at Resthaven Cemetery in Sperry.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Freedom Hospice, or Veterans of Foreign War.