Grace June Kimes Gower



Belden – Mrs. Grace June Kimes Gower, 85, died Friday, December 29, 2017 at North MS Medical Center following a brief illness. She was born in Carroll County, MS on June 17, 1932 to Joseph Edward Kimes and Alberta Noah Kimes. She married Harold Kenneth Gower on August 22, 1952 in Cruger, MS where she grew up and they made their home. They moved to Belden approximately 10 years ago from Cruger to be near one of their daughters, Donna and her husband, Bob Dooley. She was a homemaker, enjoyed volunteering at NMMC, and loved her Wednesday Morning Prayer and Study Group, as well as her Sunday School class at Belden Baptist Church, where she was a member. She enjoyed listening to the Gaithers music and gardening.
A celebration of life service will be at 11 AM, Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Belden Baptist Church with Bro. Jim Holcomb officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday from 9 AM to service time at the church. A graveside service will be Tuesday, Jan. 2nd, at 4 PM at Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery in Cruger, MS.
Survivors include her husband, Rev. Harold Kenneth Gower, Captain, U.S. Air Force, Retired of Belden; three daughters, Susan Ann Jones (Roger) of Kennewick, WA, Donna Terese Gower Dooley (Bob) of Belden, MS, and Elizabeth Gayle Gower of Memphis, TN; two sisters, Eunice Eubanks of Memphis, TN and Rena Lee (Jimmy) of Cruger, MS; four grandchildren and a host of other near relatives.

Memorials may be sent to Belden Baptist Church Parking Lot Fund, P.O. Box 92, Belden, MS 38826. Condolences to the family may be e-mailed to