Peterson Funeral Chapel

            Callie S. McGowen, 95, of Aurora passed away Monday, May 8, 2017 in the Aurora Nursing Center.

            She was born to Arthur and Florence Burchett Dibben on September 9, 1921 in Long Lane, MO.  She was a farmer, homemaker and a member of the Verona Baptist Church.

            Survivors include 2 sons, Wesley McGowen of Aurora and Dan McGowen of Mustang, OK.; 1 daughter, Kathleen Rust of Springfield, MO.; 10 grandchildren and several great and great-great-grandchildren.

            She was preceded in death by her parents; 2 sons, Robert and Arthur McGowen; 2 daughters, Lois McGowen and Tharesa Riley; 3 brothers, Frank, Henry and Alfred Dibben and 1 sister, Helen Cox.

            Graveside services will be held Friday, May 12 at 2:00 p.m. in the Marshfield Cemetery in Marshfield, MO. under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.

            Visitation will be held Thursday from 6-7 p.m. in the funeral home.

            In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heritage Harmony House in care of the funeral home.