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Ramona (Rae) McGowan

Ramona (Rae) McGowan, age 90, passed away at Emery J. Lilge Community Hospice House on April 29, 2019. A Celebration of her life was held August 11, 2019 at First Christian Church of Burleson during the worship service.


Rae McGowan was born August 2, 1928 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Edgar and Edna Dickey. She married Robert McGowan May 20, 1947 in Lubbock, Texas and graduated from North Texas State University with a degree in education. She taught for the Fort Worth Independent School District for over 20 years, primarily at Lily B. Clayton Elementary. After retirement she was involved with First Christian Church, the Retired Teachers of Burleson, Kiwanis, Harvest House, Russell Farm, Relay for Life and numerous City of Burleson projects.


Her husband, Bob, preceded her in death and she is survived by her daughter, Hyla Finlayson of Helotes, Texas.

Burleson Star

327 N.W. Renfro St.
PO Box 909
Burleson, TX 76028-0909

Phone: 817-295-0486
FAX: 817-295-5278



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