Fairis Van Cowley, age 82 of New Boston, Texas passed away, Tuesday, May 26, 2015 in a local hospital. Mr. Cowley was born November 28, 1932 in Texarkana, Texas. He was retired from Red River Army Depot, a United States Air Force and Korean War Veteran, a member of the Clayton Avenue Baptist Church, Hugo, Oklahoma, a Scottish Rite Mason, York Mason and a Shriner.
Survivors include one brother and sister in law, Ed and Norma Cowley of Houston, Texas, a niece, Julie Alrich of Houston, Texas and a number of cousins, other relatives and friends.
Graveside Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Monday, June 1, 2015 in Center Ridge Cemetery, Maud, Texas under the direction of Bates Rolf Funeral Home, New Boston. Interment will be in Center Ridge Cemetery, Maud, Texas. Visitation will be from 12:00 until 1:30 P.M., Monday, June 1, 2015 at the funeral home.