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Walter McGowen

Jerseyville | Wednesday, November 3 2010

DATELINE:  Jerseyville

NAME: Walter McGowen

AGE: 94

DIED:  7:00 a.m.  Wednesday  November 3, 2010 at his Home

BORN:  August 6, 1916 in Jersey Couinty

PARENTS: Ed & Pearl (Russell) McGowen  (BOTH DECEASED)

MARRIED: Ethel R Boomer  Died Aug. 2002 

DATE & PLACE:  Sept. 27, 1978 Jerseyville

Second Marriage: Alvena (Pitchford) Whitwell

Date and Place:  Aug. 25, 2006 at the Great River Road Opry in

Hillview, IL 

MILITARY: None

OCCUPATION: Retired Mechanic at Sunderland Chevrolet in Jerseyville

MEMBERSHIPS: Charity Christian Center in Jerseyville

VISITATION:  4-8 p.m.  Friday, November 5, 2010

At Alexander & Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville

FUNERAL:  10:00 am Saturday, November 6, 2010

At Alexander & Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville

OFFICATING:  Rev Wilbur Cain

BURIAL:  Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville

MEMORIALS: In Lieu of Flowers, Memorials may be made to the family

SURVIVORS

WIFE: Alvena McGowen of Jerseyville

SONS: Gene and Becky McGowen of Brighton; Mike McGowen of

Jerseyville; Tim McGowen of Carrollton, Step-son Randy Wagoner of

Rosewood Heights

GRANDCHILDREN: J.R. McGowen, Michelle Summar, Kelly Graham, Sarah

McGowen, Sean McGowen, Derek McGowen;  4 Step-grandchildren: and several

great-gradnchildren and step-great grandchildren

SISTER: Dorothy Timpe of Jerseyville

PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: Parents, wife, 2 sisters; Gladys Mount and

Opal Priest, 1 brother; Lawrence McGowen, 1 step-daughter Pat Rench


Obit Provided By:
Alexander Funeral Home

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