Alvarado --  67, passed into the Lord's care  Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012.
 Graveside services were 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, in Glenwood Cemetery in Alvarado. Visitation was 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at Clayton Kay-Vaughan Funeral Home Chapel in Alvarado.
 In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be sent to Grandview Nursing Home, Box 670, Grandview, TX 76050, in memory of Bill Gowan.
 Survivors include his son, Raymond Gowan and wife, Charolette, of Alvarado; daughters, Penny Hall and husband, Rob, of Itasca and Diana Simmons and husband, Steve, of Burleson; grandchildren, Matthew and Courtney Gowan, Stacey and Chelle Simmons, Nathan and Dalton Rawson; and great-grandchildren, Makinzie, Keegan and Myles.
   
 Clayton Kay Vaughan Funeral Home in Alvarado handled the arrangements. 817-783-3062