Mr. Raymond Lowell Gower, 117 Fillmore, died Sunday, December 25 in a local hospital. He was born in Poplar Bluff, Missouri on February 18, 1905. He had resided here the past 16 years. He was a member of the First Christian Church, and worked as machinist for Standard Oil Company. He is survived by his widow, Agnes Naomi Gower of Taft, two daughters, Mrs. Maxine Jacobs of Taft and Mrs. Alice Sundquist of El Cerrito, two sons, Raymond and Charles both of Taft, Five grandchildren, and other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, December 23, in Erickson and Brown Funeral Home with Rev. Quinten Mitchell of the First Christian Church officiating. Interment will be in West Side Cemetery.