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Louise Gowen
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Louise Gowen, 77, of Riverbank died Sunday, Jan. 20 at Memorial Medical Center.

She was a native of Texas and lived in Riverbank since 1961.

Mrs. Gowen was a homemaker. She attended Abundant Life Christian Fellowship in Riverbank.

She is survived by her children, Melinda Cropper of Modesto, Eugene Plant of Oakdale, C.H. Miller of Alaska, Lydia Miller of Riverbank, Barbara Ann Edwards of Georgia, Tommy Joe Gowen of Oakdale, Brenda Langlois of Modesto; sister, Laverne Langley of Virginia; 17 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Joe 'Blackjack' Gowen.

Funeral services were held Jan. 24 at Oakdale Memorial Chapel.

Remembrances may be made to Modesto Gospel Mission, P.O. Box 1203, Modesto, CA 95353-1203.

Oakdale-Riverbank Memorial Chapel in charge of arrangements.

The Riverbank (Calif.) News

Jan. 30, 2008