Willow Dene McGough

Willow Dene McGough

(June 11, 1924 – October 21, 2017)

Willow Dene McGough, 93, of Stephenville, died Saturday, October 21, 2017, in Stephenville

Graveside Services will be at 2:00 PM Tuesday, October 24th at West End Cemetery with Werth Mayes officiating.  Visitation will be 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Monday at Stephenville Funeral Home.

Dene was born on June 11, 1924 in Stephenville to the late Lieneous Tyra and Eula Belle Stone Suitt.  She married. M. D. ‘Dan’ McGough on September 3, 1943 in Fort Worth.  Dan preceded her in death on December 6, 1944.  Dene owned and operated a beauty supply store in Stephenville for many years.  She attended the Cowboy Church of Erath County, and was a lifelong resident of Erath County.

Survivors include her daughter, Linda Griffin; and son Dan and wife Joyce McGough; grandchildren, Paul and wife Neida Griffin, Kelly and husband Sal Lazo, and Dorothy Jacobs; grand daughter-in-law, Julie Griffin; great grandchildren, Zane and wife Emily Griffin, Dalton Griffin, Quade Griffin, Jaydi Griffin, Logan Griffin, Bryton Griffin, Katelyn Griffin; Alesha Kovacevich, Kevin Kovacevich, and Sabine Lazo.

Besides her parents and husband, Dene was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, Roy E. Griffin, grandson, Nathion Griffin, brothers, Lloyd Suitt, Carl Suitt, and Marvin Suitt; and sister, Vonzeal Carey.

The McGough family wishes expressions of sympathy be made in the form of donations to the Erath County Humane Society, P. O. Box 2006, Stephenville, Texas  76401


  1. I love Dene! I have missed her! Linda I am sorry for your losses. I know it’s late but I pray that you will have peace.your a great lady!🌹💐🌷

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