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Vera Kathryn Gowin

1949 – 2020

A graveside service for Vera Kathryn “Kathy” (Harvey) Gowin, 71, of Emory, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 7, at Dunbar Cemetery in Emory. Pastor Nathan Bounds will officiate.

Mrs. Gowin died on October 3, 2020. She was born March 19, 1949, to AB and Mildred (Fitzgerald) Harvey in Tyler.  She married Pryor Gowin in Rains County at Pilgrim Rest Church on May 26, 1966.  She worked as a nurse and loved gardening, crafts, spending time with her family and her pet dogs and cat. 

Mrs. Gowin is survived by her husband; children, Shane Gowin and wife Carol, Greg Gowin and Rance Gowin; grandchildren, Joel, Jessica, Shaina, Shayla, Taylor and Trevor; great-grandchildren; and siblings, Alice Harvey, David Harvey, Alfred Harvey, Clay Harvey, Tim Harvey, Brenda Hickman, Wesley Harvey and Mark Harvey.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and daughter, Shalla E’Lane.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home, Emory.