In loving memory


Friday, January 20, 2023, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at R. W. Owens and Son Funeral Home, 200 S Santa Fe, Wolfe City, Texas 75496


Funeral Service

Saturday, January 21, 2023, 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm at R. W. Owens and Son Funeral Home, 200 S Santa Fe, Wolfe City, Texas 75496



Webb Hill Cemetery, Intersection of CR 1025 and FM 2358, Wolfe City, Texas 75496

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Candace Gossage, 74, of Wylie, passed away Friday, January 13, 2023, at her home. The funeral service will be 2:00 P. M., Saturday, January, 21, 2023 at Owens Funeral Home Chapel with Owen Justice officiating. Burial will be at Webb Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, January 20, 2023, from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home in Wolfe City.

Candace was born March 11, 1948, in Fort Worth to John and Artrude Talley Myers. She married Joel Gossage September 9, 1972, in Fort Worth.  She was employed at Texas Instruments for 25 years and later worked at Scott and White Hospital in Temple. Candace graduated from Paschal high school in Fort Worth and was a member of Oak Park Methodist Church in Temple. She loved shopping, the beauty of the beaches and ocean in Port Aransas, her dogs, soft blankets and snowflakes.

Candace is survived by her husband, Joel Gossage; son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Debbie Gossage; daughter and son-in-law, Jenny and Phil Tilley; grandchildren, Harrison, Broderick, Avery, Brooke, Kristen and Carley; her cousin Kim Hollwedel and husband Red, three honorary granddaughters, Maria Howarth, Izzy Howarth and Krista Rios. Numerous cousins and close friends.

Preceded in death by her parents, Artrude and Ralph Houston and two brothers, Randy and Jonny.

Please make donations to: Sea Turtle Inc. South Padre Island, TX.

Sea Turtle Inc. Paypal donation When the “write a note” option appears, please put in honor of Candace Gossage in that spot. That way Sea Turtle Inc. can track the donations in her name. They are also able to mail donations paid to Sea Turtle Inc., P.O. Box 3987 South Padre Island, TX 78597.