Laura (Southard) McGowan , 94, Salina, formerly of Stockton, died Thursday, July 27, 2018, in Salina.

She was born March 18, 1924, in Rooks County to Alfred James and Edith Maude (Senior) Southard.

She married Melvin Franklin McGowan in Stockton. He preceded her in death.

Survivors include two daughters, Louise Bondurant, Kansas City, and Melva McGowan, Salina; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home, Stockton; burial in Stockton City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to United Methodist Church, Stockton in care of the funeral home.

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