Obituary: Edith A. Mowrey |

Obituary: Edith A. Mowrey

Staff reports

Edith A. Mowrey, 92, a Gardnerville resident for the past 17 years, died Dec. 18, 2002, at Carson-Tahoe Hospital of pneumonia. She was born June 15, 1910, in Washington, N.J., to Abram N. and Bella Skinner Groff.

No services will be held.

Mrs. Mowrey was a homemaker. She was a Jehovah’s Witness.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kirk Mowrey Sr., in 1982, three brothers and two sisters.

Among her survivors are her son, Kirk Jr. of Washington; daughter, Shirley Johns; and granddaughters Linda Swift of Washington and Cheri Blackford and Bobbie Garden of Gardnerville; great grandsons Jared, Seth and Tyler Blackford, all of Gardnerville, and Brandon Garden and Bradley and Kyle Swift of Washington; great-granddaughter Ashley Blackford; and four great-great-granddaughters of Gardnerville.

Cremation will be at FitzHenry’s Crematory.

FitzHenry’s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.