Samantha Lynn Mundell McGowen, 26, of Mountain Home, passed into the loving arms of our Lord on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010, after a courageous battle with cancer.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., on Saturday, Feb. 27, at Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel. Military honors will be provided by the Mountain Home Air Force Base Honor Guard. Arrangements are under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel. A memorial service in Montana will be held in September.
Samantha enjoyed rafting, being in the outdoors, living in Montana and around Glacier National Park.
Samantha is survived by her husband, Jared McGowen, who never left her side.
She is also survived by her 5-year-old daughter, Haylee Lynn, her 3-year-old son, Jack Michael, all of Mountain Home, her mother, Lori Kaml, her father, Kim Mundell, her sister, Megan Mundell, all of Montana, her half brother, Michael James of Florida, her mother-in-law Jody and her husband, Michael Hart, of Missouri, her father-in-law Mike and his wife, Sue McGowen, her brother-in-law, Matthew McGowen, her sister-in-law Brooke and her husband, Mark Fidler, all of Indiana, her grandmother, Delores Kaml, of Minnesota, and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Many thanks to everyone who have shared their love and prayers for us during this difficult time.