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Gerald Franklin Stowe
Gerald Franklin Stowe

February 26, 1935 - April 21, 2015
Born in Gaston County, NC
Resided in Belmont, NC
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Gerald "Jerry" Franklin Stowe, age 80, passed away on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at Courtland Terrace. A native of Gaston County, he was a son of the late Frank and Lola Long Stowe.

Jerry proudly served in the U.S. Air Force and worked many years as a disc jockey and operations manager with different radio stations. He formerly owned and operated Ja-Jo's Records in Gastonia but his passion was owning and operating the Jerry's Market stores in the Belmont and surrounding area.

He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Kattie June Odell Stowe of Courtland Terrace; sons, Jace Stowe and wife Stephanie of Gastonia, Jody Stowe and wife Michelle of Roanoke, VA; grandchildren, Brittany, Jacob, Michaela, Rhianon and Sadie Stowe; great granddaughter, Alexa Berry. In addition to his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by brothers, Archie, John, Don and Bill Stowe; sisters, Mearl Gantt and Pearl Page.

The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 PM, Thursday at McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont. The funeral service will be held at 1 PM, Friday at Catawba Heights Baptist Church. Burial will be in Hillcrest Gardens.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Gaston County, PO Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054. Share condolences by visiting and signing the guestbook. McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont is serving the Stowe family.

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McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont
515 N. Central Avenue
Belmont, NC United States 28012
Thursday, April 23, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Catawba Heights Baptist Church
311 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road
Belmont, NC United States 28012
Friday, April 24, 2015
1:00 PM
Hillcrest Gardens
1508 Charles Raper Jonas Hwy.
Mt. Holly, NC US 28120
Friday, April 24, 2015

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