Lenard Ray "Red" Gowan, Mendenhall, MS

Lenard Ray "Red" GowanMendenhall, MS

Lenard Ray "Red" Gowan, 79, of Mendenhall, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2013. Born April 27, 1934, he was a son of the late John Albert and Lillian Mae (Thompson) Gowan. Lenard was a member of Main Street Baptist Church in Mendenhall, and also was a Mason.

Lenard was survived by: one daughter, Shelia (Hugh) Dilmore, of Magee; one grand-daughter, Jody Dilmore; one great grandson, Ryan Gowan Dilmore, and two nieces, Rita McNair and Johnnie Irving.

Lenard was preceded in death by: one sister, Bobbie Nell Gowan, and one grandson, Nick Dilmore.

Arrangements were entrusted to Tutor Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at Tutor Funeral Home in Mendenhall from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. Services will follow at 2:00 pm in Tutor Funeral Home Chapel with interment at Merit Cemetery. Rev. Roger Lee officiating.