Gowan, Alma Ann

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Alma Gowan
Alma Gowan

Alma Ann Gowan, 88, of Rossville, died on Monday, February 18, 2013 in a local health care facility.

She enjoyed flowers, plants, music, flea markets, talking and fellowshipping with friends who she loved.  She was a very devoted mother and friend and was a member of Chattanooga First Church of the Nazarene.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Gowan, great-granddaughter, Jennifer Caldwell, parents, Robert and Lucy Harris, brothers, William and Charlie Harris and sister, Frances Crawford.

Survivors include her daughter, Alma Jo Gowan, son, William McKeehan, three grandchildren, Angela (Jeff) Campbell, Stacy (Scott) Caldwell and Faith (Mike) Orrick, sister, Betty May Humphrey, five great-grandchildren, Bailey Campbell, Hunter Caldwell, Jake Caldwell, Cole Roberson and Aden Orrick, three children adopted in love, Shirley Holland, Peggy Young and Bill Smalley.

Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 2 p.m. in the Chattanooga First Church of the Nazarene with the Reverend Eric Johnson officiating.  Burial will follow at Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park.  Pallbearers will grandsons and great-grandsons.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, Feb. 20, from 4-8 p.m. in the funeral home, and Thursday, from 1 p.m. until the funeral hour at the church.

Arrangements are by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory at the end of Historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.

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