Howard Mowery, age 82, of Glenville, departed this life on Sunday, January 5, 2014 in the Genesis Health Care Center following an extended illness.
Born April 10, 1931 in Gilmer County, son of the late Jacob and Mamie Clevenger Mowery.
For most of his life Howard worked odd jobs and farming for the local people of Cedarville. He was also a Christian by faith.
Surviving are two sisters, Mary Jenkins of Perkins; and Gertrude Jenkins of Gassaway; two brothers, Burnie Mowery of Weston; and Clayton Mowery of Big Bend. There are several nieces and nephews also surviving.
Along with his parents, Howard was preceded in death by three brothers, Edward, Sammy, and Robert Mowery, and one sister, Maggie Parker.
Funeral Services will be conducted at the Ellyson Mortuary Inc., 2 Vanhorn Drive, Glenville, West Virginia, 26351, at 1:00 p.m., Friday, January 10, 2014 with Pastor Bryan Groves officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Normantown. Friends may call from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Thursday at the Mortuary.
Ellyson Mortuary Inc. is assisting the family of Howard Mowery with arrangements.