Arthur Phillip McGowan ©Enid News and Eagle Publication Unknown Submitted by Jo Aguirre
ARTHUR PHILLIP McGOWAN
WATONGA - The funeral for Arthur Phillip McGowan, 62, who died Sunday at Watonga, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Christ Community Church in Watonga, Ron Threadgill and Lafeyette Randle will officiate. Burial will be at IOOF Cemetery in Watonga under the direction of Wilkinson Mortuary of Watonga.
McGowan was born Dec. 6, 1926, in Salisaw to Sylvester and Laura Smith McGowan. He moved to Watonga at the age of 6 and attended school in Watonga and Prairie View.
He married Ruby Webb on Jan. 7, 1950, in Wichita Falls, Texas. They lived in California until returning in 1954 to Watonga where McGowan farmed.
McGowan was preceded in death by four brothers, two sisters and a granddaughter.
He is survived by his wife; a son, Pat of Watonga; two daughters, Karen Smith of Watonga and Teresa Berry of Norman; a brother, Lee of Placerville, Calif.; four sisters, Eva St. John of Watonga, Effie Potter of Manteca, Calif., Lula Richardson of Fresno, Calif., and Emma Sargeant of Hawaii; three grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.
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