Ora Jean McGown
Jean McGown, age 93, of Aurora, Missouri, passed away at 4:20 a.m. on Saturday, September 2, 2017, at the Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett, Missouri. She was born August 22, 1924, in Eureka, Kansas, the daughter of Fred and Lillian (Wickerham) Kays.
Jean was a 1942 graduate of Eureka High School in Eureka, Kansas and received her bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas. She was a teacher in Verona, Missouri and worked with her husband at his Veterinarian office. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Aurora.
On June 29, 1946, she married Dr. Murlin Lee McGown, in Manhattan, Kansas. He preceded her in death on July 8, 2003.
She is survived by her two daughters, Deborah McGown and Mary Kay Isaacson and her husband, Roger, all of Aurora; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, Fred and Lillian, daughter, Kelly McGown, three sisters, Laura Mack, Lois Kelly and Patricia Ludlum and three brothers, Fred, Bob, and Dean Kays, preceded her in death.
A funeral service under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, at the United Methodist Church of Aurora. Burial will follow at the Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora. Visitation will be held from 6:00-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, in the funeral home chapel.
Memorial donations may be made to the United Methodist Church of Aurora in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be shared at this website.
6:00-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home
10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, at the United Methodist Church of Aurora
United Methodist Church of Aurora