Commonwealth Journal


February 12, 2014

Obituaries for Thursday, February 13, 2014


Burial will be in Lakeside Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Sunday at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.
Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at:
Jolene McGowan
Jolene “Puggy” McGowan, age 70, of Somerset, departed this life on Feb. 11, 2014 at the Jean Waddle Hospice Care Center in Somerset. 
Jolene was born on May 30, 1943 in Somerset to the late Joe Willie and Lillie Francis Adkins. She was the wife of the late James “Gene” McGowan, who preceded her in death on Feb. 14, 2013. 
They were united in marriage on July 12, 1965 in Jamestown, Tenn. They had three children from their union. Jolene was an employee of Waitsboro Inn in Somerset. She was a member of the Church of God.
She is survived by her sons, James McGowan, Jr., Chester (and Kim) McGowan, Martin (and Tina) McGowan, and Wayne Spears, who she loved as her own son; three of her brothers, Bobby (and Brenda) Adkins, Jeffrey Adkins and Eddie Ray Adkins; three grandchildren, Ryan McGowan, Kendra (and Jeremiah) McGowan Honaker, and Joshua McGowan; four great-grandchildren, Nehemiah Honaker, Byron Honaker, Ashton Hunt and Baylee Rose Triplett; and other special family members, Ashley Rice, Holly Wilson, Fury Sidwell and Cooper Patterson.
Jolene was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gene; six of her brothers, William Adkins, Johnny Earl Adkins, Roy Adkins, Joe Melvin Adkins, Charles Adkins and Thomas Eugene Adkins; two sisters, Dorothy Mae Adkins and Martha M. Adkins; and three sisters-in-law, Norma Adkins, Doris Adkins and Ruth Ann Adkins.
Visitation will be on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 at 5 p.m. at the chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home. 
Jolene's funeral service will be held on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 at 12 p.m. at the funeral home chapel with Bro. James Mills officiating. 

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