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Jean Adrienne McCown McGurk

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Jean Adrienne McCown McGurk Obituary
Jean Adrienne McCown McGurk
August 1, 1935-
June 16, 2014
SPARTANBURG, SC-- Jean Adrienne McCown McGurk, 78, passed away peacefully at home on June 16, 2014. A native of Ironton, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Henry A. and Adrienne T. McCown. She attended the nursing program at Miami University and graduated from nursing school at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati. She moved to Spartanburg with her husband William R. McGurk and four children in 1969 and served as a Registered Nurse in private-duty nursing and in positions at Charles Lea Center, Mary Black Hospital, Converse College, and as a third-shift Hospice nurse at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center where she retired in 1997 after 14 years of service. She also volunteered as a Girl Scout troop leader and camp nurse at Camp Mary Elizabeth. She was a member of Morningside Baptist Church in Spartanburg.
Jean is survived by her beloved husband of 55 years and children: Jenny Adrienne Fulton of Edmond, OK, W. Jeffrey McGurk of Lyman, SC, Debra Jean Atkins of Boiling Springs, SC, and Lisa Anne Harrison of Greenville, SC; six grandchildren, Adrienne Johnson of Edmond, OK, Stephanie Gilliland of Medford, OK, Nick Fulton of Edmond, OK, Rachel Parker of Columbia, SC, Max McGee and Meredith McGee, both of Lyman, SC; great granddaughter, August Adrienne Johnson, of Edmond, OK; two brothers and sisters-in-law, David and Joanne McCown and Terry and Eleanor McCown, all of Ironton, OH.
The family will receive friends from 1:45 to 2:45 PM, Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Morningside Baptist Church Welcome Center, 897 S. Pine St., Spartanburg, SC 29302. A memorial service will be conducted at 3:00 PM in the Morningside Baptist sanctuary by the Rev. Dr. Kirk H. Neely, to be followed by a cryptside committal service in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens Heritage Chapel Mausoleum, 1300 Fernwood-Glendale Rd., Spartanburg, SC 29307.
In lieu of flowers, Jean requested donations be made to Spartanburg Regional Hospice, 120 Heywood Avenue, Spartanburg, SC 29302.
An online guest register is available at www.floydmortuary.com.
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Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from June 18 to June 21, 2014
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