Graveside services will be Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Oakhill Cemetery. Charles Underwood will officiate. Collins-Burke Funeral Home will direct.
Gowins was preceded in death by her father, Frank Broom; mother, Nellie Ann Atkins Broom; husbands, Albert Gowins and Joseph D. Ferguson.
She is survived by her daughters, Jo Ann Cleveland and Nancy Teske; sons, Terry Ferguson (Doris) and Steve Ferguson; seven grandchildren; a host of great-grandchildren; a host of great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571