Mary Gowan

ELLENBORO - Mary Rhodes Gowan, 84, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at Hospice House of Forest City. She was a native of Madison County, and a daughter of the late William C. Rhodes and Roberlie Buckner Rhodes.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday evening at The Padgett and King Mortuary.
The funeral will be held 11 a.m. Friday in the Concord Baptist Church.
Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The Padgett and King Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
An online guest registry is available at

Funeral Home

The Padgett & King Mortuary
227 East Main Street Forest City, NC 28043
(828) 245-4951

Published in Shelby Star on Nov. 13, 2013