Adrien Joseph Mowery
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Adrien Joseph Mowery, 29, of Evansville, Indiana passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2012.
Adrien was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on April 3, 1983. He graduated from Washington High School in 2001. While in high school, he especially enjoyed a mission trip he took to New Mexico. Adrien worked in the Macy's shoe department in Evansville for 5 years. He attended Western Kentucky University and USI in Evansville where he loved studying Arts and Science. Among his passions in life were drawing, reading books, watching movies, photography, cooking, geography, paleontology and listening to techno music and artists such as Moby and Daft Punk. Adrien loved pets and aquariums. He even volunteered one summer, as a docent, at the Mesker Park Zoo.
Adrien is survived by his father, Rex Mowery of Evansville, IN and Rex's devoted friend, Maria Venturini; his mother, Mary "Susan" Rebstock and step father, Nick Rebstock of Ocean Springs, MS; his sister, Sarah Appel and brother-in-law, Jeff Appel of Boonville, IN; step-sister, Michelle Rebstock; step-brother, Troy Rebstock; nieces, Makaelyn and Brooklyn Appel; grandmothers, Karen Norris and Helen Mowery; his best friends, Amy, Jeanie, Jasmine and Maggie; aunts and uncles, Karla and Mark Wade, Kim and Rick Byrne, Kelly Norris, Kevin and Susan Norris and Lisa Ruehl; and many cousins.
Adrien is preceded in death by his grandfathers, James Norris and Norman Rex Mowery.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, November 12, 2012 at Browning Funeral Home, 738 Diamond Ave., Evansville, IN 47711 with Adrien's uncle, Deacon Mark Wade, officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Vincennes, Indiana.
Friends may visit from 12:00 PM until 6:00 PM, Sunday, November 11, 2012 at Browning Funeral Home and again from 12:00 Noon until service time on Monday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Riley Children's Hospital, 30 South Meridian Street, Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3509.
Adrien was a recipient of a heart transplant in May of 2006 and his family wishes to thank Adrien's donor and all the doctors and nurses at Methodist Hospital and Riley Hospital in Indianapolis, especially Dr. O'Donnell, Dr. Brown, Dr. Hurwitz, Diane, Aly, Mary, Cheryl, Debbie, Jen and all the others.
Condolences may be made online at www.browningfuneral.com.
Browning Funeral Home
738 E. Diamond Ave.
Evansville, IN 47711
Published in Courier Press on Nov. 9, 2012