Earnestine C. McGowan

Funeral services for Mrs. Earnestine C. McGowan, 65, Mount Olive MS were held on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 2PM from the Point Pleasant M.B. Church, Mount Olive, MS.  Interment was in the church cemetery.  Pastor Johnny Moseley officiated the service.  Reeves Funeral Home, Inc., Mount Olive, MS was in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. McGowan passed at her residence at December 26, 2017.

Active Pallbearers:  Ellexie McCollum ,Maurice Magee, Willie Earl Magee, Kith Brown, Eric Price, and James Brown.

Honorary Pallbearers:  Orian Hooker, Edward Baggett, Denzel Magee, J. R.. McGowan, Terrell Keyes, and y. Olive,

She attended the New Hymn School and was a member of Pilgrim Rest MBC.  Later in life she became a member of Point Pleasant MBC , Mt. Olive, MS.  She was employed with the Covington County School District Food Services.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Maggie Carter; grandmother, Minnie Lee Brown, one brother, Christopher A. Carter and one sister Magalene McGowan, 4 sister in laws, Jo Alice Payne, Geneva Alexander, Joyce Hooker, and Merlean McGowan.

Surviors include, her husband, Willie McGowan, daughter, Melissa R. McGowan(Chalena Crawford), Dallas, TX; two other children, Keywanna McGowan and Tamarcus McGowan, both of Mt. Olive; she also raised, Kentarious McGowan, Teresa McGowan, Alex MGowan, and Beverly McGowan, all of Mt. Olive; 4 brothers, Shelly (Mary) Carte, Mendenhall, MS, Jessie Earl Carter, Mt. Olive, Chad (Tamela) Carter and Clinton Carter of New Orleans,LA.  one sister, Katherine (Larry) Williams, Pinola, MS.  One sister in law, Jennie Ray McGowan, Louin, MS; 4 brother in laws, Robert McGowan, Houston, TX, Henry McGowan, Hattiesburg, MS, Frank Jr McGowan, Mt. Olive, and Larry McGowan, Nashville, TN; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins other family and friends.