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August 23, 2013

Thelma Marguerite “Margie” Mowery - 1924-2013

ELYRIA, OH — Thelma Marguerite “Margie” Mowery, 89, of Elyria, Oho, died Aug. 19, 2013. She was born April 6, 1924, in Argillite, and has been a resident of Elyria since 1951.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Elwood Mowery in 1950; sisters Edna Songer, Virginia Wyant, Carrie Pack, Dorothy Hickman, Sue Wadsworth and Joyce Ensor; brothers George, Woodrow and Charles Evans; and parents George and Hattie Evans.

Margie was employed for 28 years at General Motors Fisher Body in Elyria and then at the General Motors Brookpark Plant, retiring in 1982. She was a sports fan and loved music, especially the Blues. She enjoyed singing and playing her guitar with family and friends, which inspired the musical talents of her grandchildren.

Margie is survived by a daughter, Judy (Kenneth) Deminski of Elyria, with whom she made her home; sons, Nick (Jean) Mowery of Christiana, Tenn., Shannon (Maryann) Mowery of Melbourne, Fla., and Hank Mowery of Elyria; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Joan Litteral of Argillite and Ruth Evans of Dayton, Ohio.

A graveside service will be at noon, Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at Heaberlin Cemetery, on the hill in Wurtland. Following the service, a reception will be at the home of Joan Litteral, 8 Banjo Lane in Argillite.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the following organization that donates musical instruments to hospitalized children, Blue Star Connection, P.O. Box 1530, Winter Park, CO 80482, or with a credit card or to donate an instrument go to bluestarconnection.org/donate.

 Arrangements are in the care of Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Elyria.

Condolences may be left at dickenfuneralhome.com.

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