James T. Gover, 88

Published 7:41 pm Friday, November 11, 2016

James T. Gover, 88, of Stanford, passed away Monday, November 1, 2016 at home.
Born March 26, 1928, in Lincoln County, James was a son of the late James and Lillie Bee McCormick Gover. He was a lifelong dairy and crop farmer, a member of Stanford Christian Church and the widower of Joleta West Gover.
He is survived by one son, Bryan Gover (Jennifer) of Stanford; four daughters, Jamie Martin (Dr. M. Nicholas) of Lancaster, Betty Gover Lynn and Gina Mullins (Dexter) both of Stanford and Patty Gover Atwood of Lexington; twelve grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.
Funeral services were Friday, November 4 at Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford with Reverend Chester Cornett officiating. Burial followed in Buffalo Springs Cemetery in Stanford.
Active pallbearers were Fred Reichenbach, Spencer Clausen, Hunter Pipes, Bruce Young, Dave Williams, Kenny Stamper, Buddy Pence and Tommy Owens. Honorary pallbearers were his caregivers, Linda Douglas, Karen Taylor, Lisa Phillips, Vickie Perkins and Dollie Brown.

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