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David Lewis Gowen
January 4, 1946 - May 19, 2020

Mr. David Lewis Gowen, departed this life on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, AR at the age of 74 years, 4 months and 15 days.  He was born to Ed and Nell Gowen on January 4, 1946.  David joined the Navy in 1965 and served aboard the USS Glennon.  After leaving the Navy he worked for Dupont and GE.  He was a Mason and a proud member of the DAV.       He is survived by two sisters, Eva Looper and Ora Novak both of Jonesboro; and several nieces and nephews.            Graveside will be Friday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery in Jonesboro, AR with Jimmy Young officiating, under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann.  Because of COVID-19 regulations, social distancing will be followed.        In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude, P.O. Box 50 , Memphis, TN 38101 or St. Bernards Foundation for the Hospice House, 400 East Street, Jonesboro, AR  72401.       An online register book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.

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May 22, 2020
02:00 PM

Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery
3910 Harrisburg Road
Jonesboro, AR 72404

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  1. Laverne Loveland Prichard, Harrison Ar. says

    Rest in Peace David! I went to school and Church with David.He was always such a nice and polite person.He had a very infectious Smile! Praying that God will Bless and Comfort the family.

  2. Stan Cragg, Conway, AR says

    Peaceful rest, David Gowen...

  3. Diane (Teague) Hawkey, 1200 Penny Ln, Jonesboro, AR 72404 says

    Rest in peace my friend.

  4. Linda Teague Wilson, Bay, Ar. says

    I am so glad I got to reconnect with David while he was in hospice. I took him my brother Jackie Teague’s pow bracelet and he got tears in his eyes. No more tears. No more pain. Rest In Peace David

  5. Mike McMullin, Jonesboro says

    Rest in peace David.

  6. Carolyn Gowen Tyler, Birmingham,Al. 35126 says

    David, I will miss you so much. You were my favorite cousin. Will miss our talks on the phone. Fly high David.

  7. Larry Ballard, jonesboro says

    enjoyed knowing you

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