Aug. 10, 1962 – Sept. 30, 2022
James Earl McGowan, 60, of McComb, died Sept. 30, 2022, at Merit Health Central in Jackson. Born Aug. 10, 1962, he was the son of the late Ernest McGowan and Sarah Louise McGowan.
He was baptized at Pink Hill Missionary Baptist Church at an early age and went to South Pike High School. He worked at Dickerson & Bowen and Fernwood Restaurant.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ernest McGowan Sr. Survivors are his mother, Sarah McGowan; son, Aundra McGowan; three grandchildren; two great grandchildren; five brothers, Pienk McGowan, Ernest (Vade) McGowan, Charles McGowan and John A. McGowan, all of McComb, Percy Lee (Linda) McGowan of Magnolia; two sisters, Georgia (James) Montgomery and Myrtis (Dennis) Hodges, both of McComb.
A funeral service was Oct. 8, 2022, at Washington Funeral Home, Rev. Samuel Fonta Reeses officiating, interment at McGowan Cemetery, McComb.
Pallbearers were Pienk McGowan, Denzell McGowan, Chris McGowan, Earnest McGowan III and Alton Montgomery.
Honorary pallbearers were Pienk McGowan, Eanrest McGowan Jr., Percy McGowan, John A McGowan, Charles E. McGowan.
Washington Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.