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“I well remember Charles from our school days at Ogden High School in Liddieville. Though I haven't seen Charles in quite a few years, I've often...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Pam Bennett - West Monroe, LA

“OLD Friend you and your bothers and sister were first friends I ever had. Will miss you dearly wish I would have had more good times like we used to...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Robert Maynor - Winnsboro, LA

“Sorry for your lost a very nice person.. May he always rest in peace ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Susannia Clark - Franklin, LA

“When my mom told me I was so shocked! I am so sorry for this family's loss. I have so many good memories of Charles and his family. He will be missed...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Jennifer English - Jacksonville, AR

“Offering our deepest condolences and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time. May Charles rest in God's eternal peace and may our...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: the staff of Ibert's Mortuary, Inc. - LA

“Prayers to the family and friends! The last time we saw Charles was when the Saints beat the Colts!! Super Bowl party!! You will be missed dearly by...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Debra Fry - Hawesville, KY

“Angelle, I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.Dawn Charpentier Broussard ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Dawn Charpentier Broussard - LA

“Was sad to see this post. I new charles for years.he was a good dad and a good friend sad to see him go so early fly high in heaven my old friend.. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Sandra Carralero - Morgan city, LA

“Brandi I am so sorry to hear this. May you and your entire family find peace at this most difficult time in your lives. God Bless you all. RIP Charles ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: REBECCA RODRIGUEZ - Ashton, LA

“Angelle, so very sorry for your loss. Thought and peers for all of you. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Jody Charpentier - Charenton, LA

“Offering our deepest condolences and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time. May Charles rest in God's eternal peace and may our...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA

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Funeral services for Charles Ray Cowart will be held Thursday, February 9, 2017, at 10 a.m. at Ibert's Mortuary in Franklin, with Rev. Bobby Hodnett officiating. Following funeral services, Charles will be laid to rest in Pine Grove Cemetery in Winnsboro, LA, with Rev. Paul Perry conducting the grave side service at 3:30 p.m. A gathering of family and friends will be held Thursday at Ibert's Mortuary from 8:00 a.m. until time of service at 10:00 a.m.

Charles was a native of Winnsboro, LA and a longtime resident of Franklin who passed away unexpectedly at the age of 59 in the early morning hours of Monday, February 6, 2017, at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.

Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Angelle Marie Charpentier Cowart; three children, Christopher James Cowart, Brandi Cowart Rodriguez and her husband Jake, and Troy Charles Cowart; three grandchildren, Evelyn Cowart, Layken Rodriguez, and Raphael "Ray" Rodriguez V; his mother, Margaret Ann Peevy Cowart; and three siblings, Floyd James Cowart Jr. and his wife Amelia, Margaret Ann Cowart Couvillier and her husband Larry, and Tommy Lynn Cowart.

He was preceded in death by his father, Floyd James Cowart Sr.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1007 Main Street, Franklin, LA 70538, (337) 828-5426.