Maylene Nowlin, 74, of Gideon, Mo., died Tuesday, April 22, 2008, at the Portageville Nursing Center in Portageville, Mo.
Born Dec. 30, 1933, in Lepanto, Ark., daughter of the late John and Sudie Ann Ruth Branch, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Gideon.
On April 19, 1952, in Gideon, she married William Burl Nowlin, who preceded her in death on March 9, 2001. She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Lorene Johnson, Irene Smith and Adell Branch and two brothers, Buddy and James Branch.
Survivors include two sons, Michael Nowlin and wife, Diana, of Lake Toxaway, N. C., and Dewayne Nowlin and wife, Kelli, of Portageville, Mo; three brothers, Charley Branch, of St. Louis, Mo., Amery Branch, of Malden, Mo., and Burt Branch, of Arnold, Mo.; one sister, Verdell Newton, of St. Louis; six grandchildren, Dustin Nowlin, of Franklin, Tenn., Dana Nowlin, of Dallas, Texas and Bridgett Palmer and Klay, Morgan and Kaitlyn Nowlin, all of Portageville and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation will begin at 6 p.m., today, Thursday, April 24, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Gideon.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, April 25, at the First Baptist Church in Gideon with the Rev. Gene Lancaster officiating.
Burial will follow in the Stanfield Cemetery at Clarkton, Mo.