Jean McGowan passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 23, 2020.
Jean was born on October 10, 1937 and lived her early life in Brilliant, Ohio. She moved to Wellsburg shortly after her marriage to Wayne McGowan. Jean was preceded in death by her husband Wayne.
Jean leaves behind three daughters, Yvonne (Kenny) Baker of Wheeling, Cindy (Marty) Galvin from Connecticut and Kim (Mark) Rangos from Virginia; three sisters, Joann (Bob) Smith of Beech Bottom, Joyce (Dale) Whitaker of North Carolina and Judy Hanlin from Brilliant; as well as two grandchildren, Jordan and Jeannine; and many nieces and nephews. Besides the family who cherish her memory she leaves behind many friends who are going to miss her deeply.
She loved her church family and developed many deep and loving relationships among them.
Jean and Wayne both unselfishly donated their bodies to WVU Medical School and did not want any funeral services. A celebration of life will be planned at her church, Wellsburg Church of Nazarene on Washington Pike at a later date.