Nancy Jane Cowger, 51 of Camden on Gauley, WV, died on Sunday, May 06, 2012, at her residence. She was born in Charleston, WV, on June 15, 1960, daughter of the late Beryl Brightwell Lanham and Gladys Davis Lanham of Camden on Gauley. She had lived all her life in Webster County, had been mayor of Camden on Gauley for 12 years from 1999-2011. She was a member of Camden on Gauley Chapter #161 OES. She enjoyed gardening farming and had sponsored 13 exchange students. She attended the Christian Fellowship Church.
She is survived by her mother: Gladys Lanham of Camden on Gauley, WV, sons: Ben (Fiona) Cowger of Brisbane, Australia, and C. J. (Melinda Young) Cowger of Nashville, TN, daughters: Bethany (Chris) Gregg of Hartsville, TN, and Nikita (Jason) Bragg of Cowen, WV, grandchildren: Brandi Gregg, Ryann Gregg, Noah Cowger, Kelly Bragg, and Kailey Bragg.
Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 10, 2012, Adams- Reed Funeral Home, Cowen, WV, with Pastor Brian McKinney officiating. Burial will follow in Blacks Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call from noon until 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. On line condolences may be made at adamsreedfh.com.