Thelma Frances Mowell

February 6, 1932March 24, 2019

Thelma Frances Mowell, age 87, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday March the 24, 2019. Thelma was born in Atlanta, Georgia on the 6th of February 1932. She and her two sisters, Lucille Clack (deceased) and Betty Durham, were raised by their loving mother, Gladis Ophelia Hanes. Thelma met the love of her life at the young age of sixteen, Lonnie Edwin Mowell. They were both eighteen when they married in Decatur, Georgia. This last April they celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary.

Thelma and Lonnie have four children: Tommy Mowell age 68, Rita Davis age 64, Brenda Louthan age 61 and Lonnie Lee Mowell (deceased). Thelma was the loving Grandmother to seven granddaughters and ten great grandchildren.

Thelma and Lonnie have been faithful members of the First Baptist Church of Merritt Island since 1974.

Those who remember Thelma will remember her as a loving wife to Lonnie and a spiritual matriarch to her entire family. A true example of a fine Southern lady who lived the gospel.

On Wednesday, March 27, the family invites friends to join them at the First Baptist Church of Merritt Island for the following services: 9:30 AM till 10:30 AM for visiting and viewing. 10:30 AM a funeral service celebrating Thelma's life. 11:30 AM a repast following the service. 1:30 PM a graveside service at Brevard Memorial Park.


  • Visitation Wednesday, March 27, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Thelma Frances Mowell

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