"Mamaw" Margaret Irene Newton was born Margaret Irene Provine in Tennesse. Her parents passed away, when she was four & she was adopted, becoming Margaret Irene Mobley.
She married Bobby Gene Gowdy in Elk City Oklahoma. 3 children were born to this union...Bobby Gene Gowdy, Jr, Richard Gowdy (passed away a few days after birth) & Paula Kay Gowdy Henson Pickering. She was married to Bobby Gene until his death in 1973.
She married R.D. Newton in 1975 & remained his wife until her death. Mamaw was a talented and sweet person. She sewed, painted, decorated cakes. She was adored by all who had the blessing of knowing her.
She is survived by her husband R. D. Newton of Granite Oklahoma, son Bobby Gene Gowdy of Elk City Oklahoma, daughter Paula Kay Pickering of Redding California, Grandchildren Richard Gowdy, Lisa Henson Thomas, Stephenie Henson, Brock Gowdy, Bryce Gowdy. 6 Great-Grandchildren. 1 sister. Three stepchildren & their children, whom Mamaw adored!
Mamaw I miss you & love you so much!
Martin Funeral Home Elk City Oklahoma
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