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November 27, 1933 – November 10, 2018

Edith McGowan Edith McGowan
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Obituary for Edith McGowan

Edith McGowan was born to the late Ethel and Lewis Standifer on November 27, 1933 in Waco, Texas.
She departed this life on November 10, 2018 at her home in New York, New York.
Edith was educated in the public schools in Waco, Texas. She moved to New York, New York and worked for New York City Sanitation and a New York City hotel where she was retired for many years.
Edith met the love of her life, Clarence Long and was a great Companion until his death in June 11, 2018. Edith loved her family and friends unconditionally. She enjoyed traveling to many places, especially with her traveling friend Ruby Brown and always found time to return home to Waco, Texas. She was a caring person who enjoyed working in her garden with her flowers.
In addition to her parents and companion Clarence Long, she was preceded in death by her sisters and one brother.
She leaves to cherish her memory an adopted son; Eric McGowan; two special grand-nieces; Elodi and Brenda, many other nieces and nephews; five sister-inlaws , Lillian, Ruby, Helen, Marion, and LaVerne; one brother-in-law, David; a long time best friend, Gerald; Caregivers; Jackie and Rebecca.

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Service Information

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 9:00am
Bishop Darren Ross
Metropolitan Baptist Church
151 W128th Street
New York, NY

Interment Information

Doris Miller Memorial Park
1800 Bellmead Drive
Waco, TX 76705