Obituary for Carolyn Dean Cowan Quesenberry

A loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and sister who will be remembered for

her character, faith, friendliness, and contagious laughter passes away at 72. Carolyn Dean Cowan Quesenberry, born February 9,1949, passed peacefully into glory on March 19,2021 surrounded by her family. She was the daughter of the late Oliver M. Cowan and Audrey D. Cowan, preceded in death by her brother, Oliver M. Cowan Jr and nephew, Bryan K. Cruise.

Carolyn is survived by her beloved husband of 46 years, Richard R. Quesenberry; her daughter Jennifer Quesenberry and husband Jason Wooldridge, grandchildren Alana M. Bratton and Bryson C. Bratton; one dear sister Gail Stephens; and several special nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at Draper’s Valley Presbyterian Church, 2755 Old Baltimore Rd, Draper, VA 24324, on Saturday March 27, 2021 at 1:30pm. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Carolyn’s memory, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Carolyn faithfully sponsored children at St Jude’s and it was her favorite charity. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at

Grubb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.