Jimmy Mowdy

Jimmy Muriel Mowdy, age 56, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Monday, August 26, 2013 in Mena.

He was born October 31, 1956 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Elvy Mowdy and the late Mamie Hazel Farless Mowdy. Mr. Mowdy proudly served his country, retiring after 19 and a half years of service in the United States Marine Corps. He was of the protestant faith and was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He is survived by:

Wife: Audrey Mowdy of Atlanta, Georgia. Daughters: Natalia "Tallie" Mowdy of Atlanta, Georgia; Venisha Hardy of Atlanta, Georgia. Granddaughter: Audjraya Mowdy of Atlanta, Georgia. Brothers: Elvy Andrew Mowdy of Mena, Arkansas;

Ronnie Mowdy of Sweet Home, Oregon; Leonard Mowdy of Sweet Home, Oregon; David Mowdy of Lebanon, Oregon. Sisters: Lola Ferebee of Albany, Oregon; Sue Ash of Scio, Oregon; Frances Sunseri of Scio, Oregon; Kay Mowdy of Lebanon, Oregon.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elvy and Mamie Mowdy and by his brother Pierre Mowdy and by a sister, Mallie Smelser.

Memorial services will be held Friday, August 30, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. at McMillian Park with Brother Lamar Austin officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. Online obituary available at www.beasleywoodfuneralhome.com

Funeral Home

Beasley-Wood/Geyer-Quillin Funeral Home - Mena
611 Janssen Avenue P.O. Box 317  Mena, AR 71953

Published in Durant Daily Democrat from Aug. 28 to Aug. 29, 2013