Judy Kay Gower

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Judy Gower was born April 22, 1941, and passed away March 28, 2016, at the age of 74. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Arthur and Gladys Roberts; a brother, Doug Roberts; a sister, Shirley Perron and her husband of 49 years, Thomas Ray Gower.

Survivors include her daughter, Tanya (Dean) Hayes of Columbia, Ky.; a son, Scott (Kim) Gower, of Little Rock, Ark. and four grandchildren, Dustin Bradshaw, Jordan Hayes and Nikki & Morgan Gower in addition to four great-grandchildren. Her surviving siblings include sisters Carol (Ted) Sperling of Lansing, Mich.; Kathy (Joe) Bashore of Holt, Mich.; Connie (Bruce) Seglund of Commerce Township, Mich. and brothers Jim (Pam) Roberts of Ft. Meyers, Fla., Mike (Sue) Roberts of Venice, Fla. and Terry (Jackie) Roberts of Holt, Mich. Although she was a recent three-year resident of Columbia, Ky., she was a longtime resident of Pollard, Ark. She also enjoyed her many years of membership with the Calvary Baptist Church in Piggott.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, April 4, at the New Hope Cemetery in Pollard. Officiating the service is Bro. Danny Self, pastor at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Piggott. Memorials may be sent to the New Hope Cemetery Association C/O Steve Baker, 200 Hill Street, Pollard, Ark., 72456.