Cowden, Corrine Leister

CORRINE LEISTER COWDEN of Terre Haute, Indiana, 87, mother to Rev. Dr. Clark Cowden, Senior Pastor at Northside Community UMC and West Terre Haute Emmanuel UMC, died Thursday, July 2, 2020, at Westminster Village, a senior living community.

Visitation will be held 6:00-8:00 p.m., Friday, July 31, at DeBaun Springhill Chapel, 85 E Springhill Drive, Terre Haute, Ind. A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, August 1, at Centenary United Methodist Church, 301 N 7th Street, Terre Haute. Debaun Funeral Homes & Crematory has been entrusted with the service details.

Corrine is survived by her husband of 65 years, Bob Cowden; three sons: Chris (Cheryl), Craig (Kurt) and Clark; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Robert L. and Corinne L. Cowden Faculty Development Fund in the Indiana State University School of Music.

Condolences may be shared with Rev. Clark and Kim Cowden at 1075 N Fruitridge Ave., Terre Haute, IN 47804 or by email at

An obituary, along with a Tribute Wall to share thoughts and memories with Corrine’s family and friends, is on the funeral home website.