Leigh Cowgill

Leigh Ann Cowgill, 41, of Columbia, MO, died Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at the University of Missouri Hospital. Cremation has taken place and an Internment Service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, October 14, 2009 at Memory Gardens in Amarillo, TX. Leigh was born on October 19, 1967 in Amarillo, TX, daughter of the late Thomas C. Anderson Sr. and Jean M. (Grant) Anderson. As a young girl Leigh was a straight A student, loved science and won the Spelling Bee in 5th Grade. One of her biggest accomplishments was going back to school and receiving her Associates Degree of Applied Science from Metro Business College in 2005 as their salutatorian. She will be missed dearly by her family and friends. She is survived by her daughter, Brittany Cowgill of Baltimore, MD; son, Spencer Cowgill of Fort Worth, TX; sister, Deedee Furrow of Jefferson City, MO; niece, Jessica Anderson of Fullerton, CA; and 2 nephews, Preston and Alec Furrow of Amarillo, TX. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother Thomas C. Anderson Jr.


  1. Tina Edholm on October 14, 2009 at 9:18 am

    Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. You are Loved – Brittany.

  2. Kristan Morris on October 14, 2009 at 6:25 pm

    So sorry for your loss. We will keep your family in our prayers. Best wishes to you. Kristan, Jamie, Daniel Morris

  3. Nancy Grant Hubbard on October 15, 2009 at 2:30 pm

    We are so sorry to hear about your loss

  4. Melissa Elliott on October 19, 2009 at 8:32 pm

    Leigh had a very big heart and a beautiful spirit. May she be in peace … Your family are in my thoughts.

  5. Barbara Cortez on October 19, 2009 at 10:54 pm

    I’m deeply sadden for your loss.My love and prayers are with you.

  6. Carolyn Morgan on October 27, 2009 at 1:08 am

    Dear Brittany and Spencer,

    Your mother held a special place in my heart through her friendship. I shall miss her. May God be with you and give you strength and courage during this difficult time.

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