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Cheryl Ann McGovern, 49, of Central Point, Ore. and a former Valley resident, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009.

She was born Sept. 13, 1960 in Toppenish, the daughter of Edwin W. and Velma (Speer) Roberts. She received her education in Toppenish.

In 1975 she married Robert LeRoy "Bobbie" McGovern.

She is survived by her parents, Paul and Velma Brown of Peyton, Colo.; a daughter, Amy Jo McReynolds; three sisters, Sandra Hewitt of Medford, Ore., Edie Newhouse of Grandview and Rebecca Rossmeisl of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

She was preceded in death by her father, Edwin W. Roberts; and her husband, Robert LeRoy "Bobbie" McGovern.

Viewing and visitation will be held Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside. Graveside funeral services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, at 1:30 p.m. at Grandview Cemetery.

Those wishing to sign her online memorial book may due so at

Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.


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