WINSTON-SALEM Aug. 1954 - Feb. 24, 2019 Virginia Gail Cowans, 64, passed away in peace surrounded by love on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, NC. "Gin," as she was affectionately called, exuded kindness and found great joy in helping those in need. A military veteran, Gin served her country proudly in the United States Army in the 603rd Trans Company. Virginia's greatest gift to the world was touching lives of friends and strangers by encouraging and uplifting. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jackie and Bettye Puckett. Virginia is survived by her companion: Denise Dargan, son: Saniel Cowans of Washington State, daughter Felicia Norman of Michigan, brothers: Jeffery (Jennie), John (Mary-Jayne), and Jerald (Kelly) of Evansville, Indiana. Virginia was blessed with 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. A memorial celebration will be held Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 at Renewal Fellowship, located at 1350 Jonestown Rd., at 4 pm.