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Shirley Mowry

04/03/1934 - 11/27/2019

Obituary for Shirley Mowry

Shirley Anne (Kent) Mowry of Southgate KY, died Wednesday, November 27 2019, at River Valley Nursing Home in Butler KY. As an RN, she worked at Santa Monica Hospital until Curt,her husband, graduated from UCLA and then she returned to full time homemaking. Academic requirements for an RN led to graduation from the University of Nebraska at Omaha 19 years later and part time employment in geriatrics until home study courses were permitted to keep up with her license. Shirley authored and led studies in God’s Word through the Bible with family, friends, and contacts in churches and neighborhoods. She loved creating biblically based dramatic presentations for children, she loved the arts and was herself an artist, she loved classical music. She loved to sew and made many of her own clothes. Her passion was first for the Lord, then for her husband and family. Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Curtis Mowry Jr, sons Daniel Mowry, wife Suzanne, of Jeffersonville IN, Stephen Mowry, wife Tiffany, of Alexandria KY. Daughters Rebecca Lucy of Portsmouth NH, Elizabeth Cronin of Haverhill MA and Deberah Petipas, husband Bruce, of LIttleton MA; Also includes many nieces and nephews, 12 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.Visitation will be 10am Saturday November 30, 2019 Service at 11am both at Cooper Funeral Home,10759 Alexandria Pike, Alexandria, KY 41001 Internment presently at a private family cemetery in Alexandria KY. Memorials: The Navigators, P.O.Box 6000 Colorado Springs, CO 80934

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I met Shirley very briefly and was struck by how strong she was despite her age at the time. She knew the Lord and my interactions with her wonderful sons highlighted how amazing a mother she must have been. Having lost a dear parent, I know how hard it is to say the right words to bring some comfort - but like the scriptures say, “we do not grieve like those who have no hope”, for “blessed are those who die in the Lord”. I pray the Comforter brings peace to those left behind, knowing she’ll be missed. With Love....
- John Nova
I will always remember Shirley for her love for her family & the Lord. She was a great example to be as a Christian women...that loved her family. I treasure Curt & Shirley's ministry to me of memorizing God's Word... Grateful! Jeannie Kopasky
- Jeannie Kopasky
The family has come together to honor their Matriarch and to share with all their memories and remembrance of someone they will miss forever. As a brother-in-law I have had many interactions with Shirley and always found her loving and helpful. My hope is that she can now Rest In Peace from the everyday trials and tribulations of life, knowing that those she leaves behind have been blessed by her presence in their lives and that she will be sorely missed.
- Mowry Donald A

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