Mary Frances Howell McGowan

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Mrs. Mary Frances Howell McGowan, age 90, of Chapel Hill, TN, died Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, at her residence. She was a native of Marshall County, TN and the daughter of John Henry and Mary Wright Howell. Mrs. McGowan was a member of the Chapel Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church and was retired from Faber Castell Corporation with over 30 years of service. Mrs. Frances loved flowers, cooking, and spending time with her family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Herman “Tootsie” McGowan and her brothers, Clay Howell, Guy Howell, and Howard Carlton.

Mrs. McGowan is survived by her daughters, Linda (Phil) Crowell of Tullahoma, TN and Rosemary (Melvin) Ezell of Lewisburg, TN; grandchildren, Tony (Phyllis) Daughrity, Randy (Renee) Daughrity, and Stephen Crowell; great grandchildren, Amanda (Daniel) Milliken, Ryan Daughrity (fiancee-Bailey Joiner), Dillon Daughrity, Bo Daughrity; and her special pet-Kitty.

Visitation with the family will be held Thursday, November 2, 2017, from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, at Swanson Cemetery. Interment will follow at Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill, TN.

For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to Willowbrook Hospice or the Chapel Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Chapel Hill, TN in charge of arrangements. 931-364-2233 (