Dean was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. She had a large family that loved her dearly. She had a loving heart and will be missed by all that knew her.
She is survived by five sons, Donny McGovern (Kathy), Sammy McGovern (Barbara), Randy McGovern (Kim), Joe McGovern (Kathy), Junior McGovern (Connie); sisters, Gloria Berry, Patsy Garner, Victoria Maddox; 21 grandchildren and 43 great-grandchildren.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby S. McGovern; daughter, Wanda Pope, and grandsons, Joseph Dean McGovern, William Dean Cox and brother, Bobby C. Cook.
Visitation for family and friends was held on Monday, August 19, 2019, at Tutor Funeral Home in Magee. Services were Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at the funeral home with interment following in Southern Memorial Gardens in Magee. Brother Trent Sullivan officiated.