OBITUARY

Thelma Lynn Harden Fowler "Tubby"

March 7, 1951July 1, 2019
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Thelma Lynn Harden Fowler was the third child born to Mozell and Rosie Lee Harden on March 7, 1951 in Bastrop, Texas. She was baptized as a child at Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Sayersville, Texas under the leadership of Reverend E. R. McShan. She attended Emile Elementary and graduated from Bastrop High School. After graduating, she moved to Austin to attend Durham Business College. In 1974, Thelma joined St. James Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Reverend E.M. Franklin.

She met and married William “Bill” Fowler and from that union a handsome son, Frederick Fowler, and a beautiful daughter, Nikki Fowler were born. Frederick and Nikki were absolutely loved and adored by their mother. As a committed mother, she worked hard to provide her children with the best and managed to balance the demands of her family and career. As a loving mother, she embraced her children’s friends as if they were her own.

Thelma was employed and retired from the Travis County Adult Probation Department. She later worked for St. James Episcopal Church until her health began to fail. With an infectious smile and wonderful personality, she didn’t know a stranger. Thelma would talk to anyone, and once you met her, you would never forget her. Thelma enjoyed celebrating life and the lives of others. She enjoyed reading, writing poems, discussing politics and current events, watching sports, helping others, and spending time with family and friends. She also liked to give words of encouragement to others.

She leaves to cherish her memories: a son- Frederick Fowler (Bianca); a daughter- Nikki Fowler; a loving and devoted mother- Rosie Lee Harden; a father- Mozell Harden (Ruth); a sister- Jerline Harden; five brothers- Clarence Harden (Patricia), Cecil Harden (Mariilyn), Artie Harden, Eric Harden (Cheryl), and Andrew Harden (Sherrie); two grandchildren- Beige and Baleigh Cline; three aunts- Veola Thompson, Rosie Mae Loving (Ernest), and Erma Perkins; a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

  • FAMILY

  • She leaves to cherish her memories: a son- Frederick Fowler (Bianca); a daughter- Nikki Fowler; a loving and devoted mother- Rosie Lee Harden; a father- Mozell Harden (Ruth); a sister- Jerline Harden; five brothers- Clarence Harden (Patricia), Cecil Harden (Mariilyn), Artie Harden, Eric Harden (Cheryl), and Andrew Harden (Sherrie); two grandchildren- Beige and Baleigh Cline; three aunts- Veola Thompson, Rosie Mae Loving (Ernest), and Erma Perkins; a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Services

  • Celebration of Life Service Tuesday, July 9, 2019
  • Committal Service Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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Thelma Lynn Harden Fowler "Tubby"

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Sherronda Brown

July 8, 2019

Nikki, Mee Maw, Freddie and the entire family,
You have my deepest sympathy and I'm continually praying for you all. I will forever be "Shoulders" thanks to Ms.Thelma.......... she will never be forgotten
Love you all

Linda Harvey

July 7, 2019

Nikki and Freddy, Jeri, and Ms. Rosie and family:
I am praying for your comfort and peace at the homecoming of our sister in Christ. May the love, joy and memories of her legacy and service to many strengthen and encourage you.
Love, the Harvey family.

Jennifer Gibson

July 4, 2019

I will miss you dearly. Rest In Heaven.

Eric Harden

July 3, 2019

Love you sis.. always.. .. I will miss you.. but never forget you.. ...

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Biography

Thelma Lynn Harden Fowler was the third child born to Mozell and Rosie Lee Harden on March 7, 1951 in Bastrop, Texas. She was baptized as a child at Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Sayersville, Texas under the leadership of Reverend E. R. McShan. She attended Emile Elementary and graduated from Bastrop High School. After graduating, she moved to Austin to attend Durham Business College.
In 1974, Thelma joined St. James Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Reverend E.M. Franklin.

She met and married William “Bill” Fowler and from that union a handsome son, Frederick Fowler, and a beautiful daughter, Nikki Fowler were born. Frederick and Nikki were absolutely loved and adored by their mother. As a committed mother, she worked hard to provide her children with the best and managed to balance the demands of her family and career. As a loving mother, she embraced her children’s friends as if they were her own.

Thelma was employed and retired from the Travis County Adult Probation Department. She later worked for St. James Episcopal Church until her health began to fail.
With an infectious smile and wonderful personality, she didn’t know a stranger. Thelma would talk to anyone, and once you met her, you would never forget her. Thelma enjoyed celebrating life and the lives of others. She enjoyed reading, writing poems, discussing politics and current events, watching sports, helping others, and spending time with family and friends. She also liked to give words of encouragement to others.

She leaves to cherish her memories: a son- Frederick Fowler (Bianca); a daughter- Nikki Fowler; a loving and devoted mother- Rosie Lee Harden; a father- Mozell Harden (Ruth); a sister- Jerline Harden; five brothers- Clarence Harden (Patricia), Cecil Harden (Mariilyn), Artie Harden, Eric Harden (Cheryl), and Andrew Harden (Sherrie); two grandchildren- Beige and Baleigh Cline; three aunts- Veola Thompson, Rosie Mae Loving (Ernest), and Erma Perkins; a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.