Lois I. McGowan
Lois I. McGowan, 80, Hustontown, died Tuesday, December 7, 2010, at Fulton County Medical Center, Mc- Connellsburg.
She was born in Johnstown, Pa., on September 21, 1930, the daughter of the late Vaughn and Ruby (Strait) Barnett. She was the widow of LeRoy E. McGowan, whom she married on August 13, 1949. He passed away on June 25, 2007.
She was a former member of Hustontown United Methodist Church and attended Fairview United Methodist Church, Harrisonville.
She was a 1948 graduate of the former Hustontown High School, helped to organize the HAVFCO Ladies Auxillary, where she was a charter member, and was a waitress at the Cavalier Motel and Restaurant and the Pleasant Valley Restaurant in Ft. Littleton for most of her life.
She is survived by sons: Terry L. McGowan and Randy L. McGowan, both of Hustontown; sisters: Charlotte Crouse and Linda Fix of Hustontown; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and one step-greatgrandchild.
She was preceded in death by brothers Guy and Robert Barnett.
Services were held at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, at 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 10, 2010. Pastor Bill Kuhn officiated. Interment was at Center United Methodist Cemetery, Waterfall.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.howardlsipes.com.