Jaynes Marie Cowin, 75, of Bushnell, Illinois passed away at 11:12 PM Saturday December 31, 2022 at Graham Hospital in Canton, IL. She was born June 5, 1947 in LaHarpe, IL to Glen Emmerson and Vera Leora (Chapman) Carey. She married Louie E. Cowin on May 7, 1994 in Macomb, IL. He survives.

Also surviving are three step-children, Kim (Rick) Kaelber of Vermont, IL; Kevin (Jane) Cowin of Rushville, IL; Kent (Barb) Cowin of Astoria, IL; three step-grandchildren, Maicie (David) Lutz, Brodie and Marshall Cowin.

Jaynes worked as an accountant for many years. In 1996 she opened her own accounting firm “Cowin Accounting & Tax Service” in Macomb, IL. She owned and operated the accounting business for more than twenty years retiring in 2018. Jaynes was fond of flowers and enjoyed spending time tending to her flowers garden. Together Jaynes and Louie enjoyed traveling and were fortunate enough to enjoy some pretty great adventures together during there marriage.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday January 5, 2023 at the Bushnell Township Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 10:00 until 11:00 AM at the Martin-Hollis Funeral Home. Pastor Jim Eddy will officiate. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Please sign the guestbook and leave condolences at www.martinhollisfh.com


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