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Mavis Gowens

July 15, 1926 — October 1, 2013


Mavis Pope Gowens, 87, of the Pleasant Gap Community of Piedmont, passed  away on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at Gadsden Regional Medical Center.  Born in Cherokee County, she was a devoted wife and mother and member of Union Grove United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School for 30 + years.                                                                                                           She is survived by her husband of  72 years,  Herman Ross Gowens;  two sons:   H. Wayne (Billie Jo) Gowens and Gary (Mary Jane) Gowens; three granddaughters:  Carol Tierce, Cheryl Kiser and Joy Poitras; four great grandchildren: Michael Poitras, James Poitras, Amanda Tierce and Kristin Tierce; special nephew: Carl Pope; and special niece: Mary Jo Hinson.                                                                                                                                   Funeral Services will be held Friday, October 4, 2013 from  Dansby Heritage Chapel  at 2:00 PM  with Rev. Dennis Smith and Rev. Joey Hudgins  officiating . Burial will follow in Union Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday, Oct. 3, from Dansby Heritage Chapel from    5-8 PM.  Flowers will be accepted or memorials to the Union Grove United Methodist Church Building Fund.                                                                                                                              Dansby Heritage Chapel is honored to serve the Gowens Family.

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