March 18, 1953 ~ March 25, 2021

Born in: Burkesville, Kentucky
Resided in: Park City, Kentucky

Doris Jean Cowles, 68, of Park City, Kentucky passed away Thursday, March 25, 2021 at the TriStar Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. She was born March 18, 1953 in Burkesville, Kentucky to the late Tessie Thomas Arms and Vennie England Arms. Doris was a homemaker and a member of Merry Oaks United Methodist Church. She was the first in her family to graduate college and obtained a bachelor’s degree in business management from Draughons Junior College. Mrs. Cowles loved gardening, canning, and she devoted her life to farming.

Survivors include, her husband, Daniel Cowles; two children, Kevin Farley and Brandy Cowles, both of Park City, Kentucky; four brothers, Keith Arms (Sherry), Danny Arms (Shannon), Gary Arms, James Arms, all of Park City, Kentucky; one sister, Joyce Scott of Burkesville, Kentucky; one sister-in-law, Pat Arms; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by six brothers, Thomas Ray Arms, Williams Jr. Arms, William “Billy” Franklin Arms, Larry Arms, Evans Jr. Arms, George Edward Arms; one brother-in-law, Robert Scott; one sister-in-law, Sue Arms; and two nephews, James Evans Arms and Johnny Wayne Scott.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.

The funeral service for Mrs. Cowles will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, March 31st at
A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in the Merry Oaks Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 12:00 PM until 8:00 PM and on Wednesday morning until time for the service at the funeral home. For those unable to attend, the funeral service will be livestreamed 2:00 PM Wednesday at

A. F. Crow & Son is both honored and privileged to be entrusted in the care of Mr. Cowles. Please share your condolences with the family at

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  1. Kevin we are so sorry to hear about your mom. We are sending you & the family lots of prayers during this time

  2. Doris was a very caring lady and will be greatly missed. Prayers go out to Brandy Sue and the family during this difficult time. So sorry for you all’s loss.

  3. Sure will miss u, we go back a long way in our life time. My god put his living arms around Kevin and Brandy and help them at this sad time and I know that’s what u would want too. Not only them but all your family. We have always been family. RIP till we get to meet again

  4. So sorry to hear about Doris Jean, she will be greatly missed. Brandy Sue and Kevin I will be praying for you two.

  5. Doris was such a sweet and caring woman. She will be greatly missed. Prayers for Kevin and Brandy, and the rest of the family.

  6. So very sorry to hear of Doris’ passing. Sending much love and many prayers to the family. We love you all.
    Michelle and Chris Decker

  7. I remember the day we drive to Frankfort for an Ark meeting. I was sick as a dog and we needed to stop in Etown to pick out a wedding dress for Kerri. Doris took charge and help find the perfect dress. I will miss you and the Good old days. Prayed go out to the Family. Kasandra,Chris and Kerri

  8. To the family, sorry for the lost. I’d like to be there with you guys , but I’m in Eastern Ky. working. Stay strong ,hope to see you soon.

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