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Claudette McGowan, 80, Russell Co., KY (1936-2016)

She was a native of Russell County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Hollan & Emma Mae Foley Stanton. She was the matriarch of a large, respected family and leaves 16 direct living descendants and many close relatives in Adair and Russell Counties of South Central Kentucky
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Claudette McGowan, 80, of Jamestown, KY died Tuesday, October 18, 2016, at the Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Jamestown, KY.

Graveside service for Claudette McGowan will be 10amCT, Friday, October 21, 2016, at the Russell Springs City Cemetery, Lakeway Drive, Russell Springs, KY. There will be no visitation. Interment will follow service in the Russell Springs City Cemetery.

Claudette McGowan, 80, Russell Co., KY (1936-2016)

She was born September 17, 1936 in Russell County, KY. She was the daughter of late Hollan & Emma Mae Foley Stanton. She died Tuesday, October 18, 2016, in Jamestown, Russell County, KY, at the age of 80 years, one month, and one day.

Survivors include the following:
  • Three daughters: Claudia Jean Henson, Columbia, KY; Rita Hadley, Columbia, KY; and Beverly Curry, Russell Springs, KY

  • Six grandchildren

  • Seven great grandchildren

  • One sister: Martha Foster, Columbia, KY

  • Two brothers: Gary Stanton and Larry Stanton, both of Russell Springs, KY
Send condolences to the family of Claudette McGowan

Bernard Funeral Home,, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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