McGowan, Sammy Clark

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Sammy Clark McGowan, 65, of Rossville, formerly of Whitwell, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2017. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis and Gladys McGowan; several brothers and sisters. 

Those left to cherish his memories are several nieces and nephews. 

Family will receive friends Saturday 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CST Nov. 11, with graveside services to follow at 1 p.m. CST at Red Hill Cemetery in Whitwell.

Arrangements by Whitwell Memorial Funeral Home.


Vinson, Ray Curtis

Cardwell, Ronald William

Sturdivant, Ester Lee Gilley


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Vinson, Ray Curtis

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Cardwell, Ronald William

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