2011-03-24 / Obituaries


Velma E. Gowan, 98, of Pine Hill died March 12, 2011 at her residence.

She was born April 12, 1912 in Arlington. She was a member of the Sunny South Baptist Church. She was a member of the Lady Gideons. She was a retired LPN from Thomasville Hospital after 15 years.

Survivors include four daughters, Judith L. Gaddy, Morgan City, La., Peggy L. Chance, Selma, Bobbie L. Parker, Sunny South, Jeanette Lowry, Foley; one brother, Jesse (Mildred) Englett Jr., Orrville; one sister, Edith E. Hale, Orrville; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 14 greatgreat grandchildren.

The service was March 15 at 2 p.m. at the Sunny South Baptist Church with Revs. Denny Couturie and Don Newton officiating. Burial was in the Sunny South Baptist Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Sherman Williams, Robert Berry, Paul Sheffield, Theron Bradford, Charles Gaddy and Jeff Parker.

Condolences may be sent to www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed. (9-1tp)

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