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Rupert-Durham Chapel
Monday December 28th, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm

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Rupert-Durham Chapel
Monday December 28th, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Etta Josephine Gould

Etta Josephine Gould, age 100, of Vicksburg passed away surrounded by her loving family on Monday, December 21, 2020. She was born in Kalamazoo, MI on July 21, 1920 the daughter of Charles Gleason and Gertrude May Truax. She married the love of her life Bramwell Kenneth Gould on November 15, 1940. Together they raised six children in the Vicksburg area. She devoted her entire life to the care of others and spent 20 years working as a home health aid before embarking on her nursing career at Bronson Methodist Hospital as an LPN retiring after 35 years in 1995 at the age of 75. During her retirement she spent time traveling with her son James and her daughter Wanda until James passed away in 2010. She is preceded in her passing by her husband, children: James, John and Bonnie; siblings: Perry, Harold and Dora; and parents. Left to cherish her loving memory are her children: Wanda, Marvin and Betty (Lee) Hambright; four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and two great great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. In accordance with Etta’s wishes public services will be held at McCowen and Secord Family Funeral Home, 409 S. Main Street, Vicksburg, MI 49097 on Monday, December 28, 2020 with a time for visitation starting at 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 12:00 noon with Pastor Wes Bittenbender officiating. Following the service interment will be held at Vicksburg Cemetery. Memorials made in Etta’s memory may be directed to the Elara Caring Hospice, Senior Services and the American Cancer Society. The family would like to thank both Elara and Senior Services for the care and support that they provided. While visiting Etta’s webpage at www.mccowensecord.com please sign the guestbook by lighting a candle, and/or sharing a memory with the family. The family is being assisted by the McCowen & Secord Funeral Home; Rupert Durham Chapel, 409 S. Main Street Vicksburg, MI 49097 (269-649-1697).

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Betty Hambright Dec 27 2020 3:26 PM

It was always an honor and privilege to care for you. Always felt caring in your home. And I am honored to always be Etta's Stinker You will be missed. It was also an honor when we walked you around town and the people that would ask Wanda if it was you, and would say hi to you

Karen Dec 22 2020 8:21 PM

Aunt Etta and my Grandma Dora Berger, were sisters and Best friends. Nothing could stop them from getting any where. They had a plan and concord it, hands down. I will always love her as she is with her sister.

Lora Wood Dec 22 2020 2:41 PM