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- Published on 20 June 2012
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Gwendolyn Ann Rutledge Cain, 71, passed away June 15, 2012 in Conroe, Texas.
She is survived by her husband of 24 years, Frank Van Cain; her daughter, Chris Cowart and husband Steve; her son, Jeff Jumper; step-children, Luann Bowen and husband Jeff, Randy Cain, Harvey Cain and wife Kerry; and grandchildren, Courtney Cowart, Kelly Tanzer, Chris Bowen, Emily Cain, Tiffany Podmore, Timmy Strange, and Corey Rainwater.
Gwen was born May 30, 1941 in Mt. Vernon, Texas. She graduated from Mt. Vernon High School in 1959 and went on to receive an Associate’s degree from East Texas State University.
Gwen and Van were avid travelers. They enjoyed many happy years of trips via RV, Cruise Ship, and Euro Rail. Together they have visited all 50 states and over 30 countries.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 23, 2012, 12:30pm at Cashner Funeral Home, 801 Teas Rd, Conroe, Texas 77303.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the American Heart Association.