DEXTER - Myrtle McGowen, 74, died Nov. 8, 2001, at Missouri Southern Healthcare.
Born Oct. 6, 1927, in Ellsinore, she was the daughter of the late J.O. and Dora Ketcherside Carter.
On Jan. 26, 1943, at Malden, she married Charles McGowen who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: a great-niece whom she raised, Carla Ross of Dudley; one brother, Irvon Carter of Dexter; and one sister, Ira Mae Abbott of Dexter.
One brother, Henry Carter, also preceded her in death.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Rainey Funeral Home in Dexter, where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. Dean Williams and the Rev. Dale Hartle will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Bernie Cemetery.