Clifton Alonza Cowles, 61, Gamma Epsilon Theta Fraternity member

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Clifton Alonza Cowles
Clifton Alonza Cowles

Clifton Alonza Cowles, a former resident of Toano, died June 20, 2015, at the age of 61.

His life began on Feb. 26, 1954, the son of the late Washington and Lucille Cowles, of Toano. At an early age, he joined St. John Baptist Church in Toano. He graduated from Norfolk State University and was a member of the Gamma Epsilon Theta Fraternity.

Clifton leaves to cherish his precious memories his best friend and former wife, Jessica Edwards; his sisters, Wilma Bland (Kenneth), of Toano, Annie Taylor, of Suitland, Maryland and Marian Parker (Alexander), of Fort Washington, Maryland; his nieces and nephews; and a host of other loving relatives and many caring friends.

A celebration of his life will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 28, 2015, at Whiting’s Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Reggie Berkley officiating. Mr. Cowles may be viewed two hours prior to the service.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Whiting’s Funeral Home.

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