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Geneva McGowan

Geneva L. McGowan (Goodman)

Thursday, October 21st, 1915 - Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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Obituary

Geneva L. (Goodman) McGowan, 103 of Follansbee, WV, formerly of Wellsburg, WV, passed away at 8:00 PM on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at Golden Oaks, Follansbee, WV under the care of the staff and Valley Hospice.

Geneva was born on October 21, 1915 in Findley, OH. She was the daughter of the Hershel P. and Nellie M. (Myers) Goodman.

Geneva was Methodist by denomination of faith and a homemaker, who was a member of the Brooke County Senior Center. Many will remember Geneva for her love of reading, traveling, crossword puzzles, gardening; but most of all the love of her family.

In addition to her parents, Geneva was preceded in death by her husband, Walter E. McGowan , a son, C Robert McGowan, a grandson, three siblings, Martha Goodman, Norma Allen and Charles Goodman.

Geneva is survived by her three children, Larry E. McGowan and his wife, Beulah, Melvin L. McGowan and his wife, Trish and Marlene Hanlon and her husband, Ralph, all of Wellsburg, WV, 14 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, 12 great great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received on Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 PM and again on Friday, September 27, 2019 from 10:00 AM until time of Funeral Service at 11:00 AM at the Chambers Funeral Home, Wellsburg, WV (304)737-3551 with her grandson, Tom McGowan, officiating.

Interment will follow at Franklin Cemetery, Wellsburg, WV.

A special thank you extended from the family to the dedicated and compassionate care of Chris and her staff at Golden Oaks and Valley Hospice, our mom was truly cared for by angels.

Please add or view condolences, photos and stories at www.chambersandjames.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 26th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Thursday, September 26th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Chambers Funeral Home
    Address
    1030 Main Street
    WELLSBURG, WV 26070
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  • Second Visitation

    Thursday, September 26th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, September 26th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Chambers Funeral Home
    Address
    1030 Main Street
    WELLSBURG, WV 26070
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Third Visitation

    Friday, September 27th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Friday, September 27th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Chambers Funeral Home
    Address
    1030 Main Street
    WELLSBURG, WV 26070
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Friday, September 27th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, September 27th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Chambers Funeral Home
    Address
    1030 Main Street
    WELLSBURG, WV 26070
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Franklin Cemetery
    Address
    Washington Pike
    WELLSBURG, WV 26070
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Affiliations

  • United Methodist Church

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Geri Shane

Posted at 10:09pm
I am so sorry to hear of Genevaโ€™s passing. I had the pleasure of taking care of her. She always spoke of her wonderful family and how much they meant to her. It was truly a joy to have known such a wonderful lady.
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Posted at 09:00am
Our heartfelt condolences to the McGowan Family. The way Darla talks about this wonderful lady warms our hearts. The Stanton and Hughes Family, Jax FL
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Marlene Furda

Posted at 06:50pm
I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. She was an amazing woman. Sending prayers and hugs for her entire family. May she RIP๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป
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