2009-09-17 / Obituaries

Martha L. Mowen

McConnellsburg, 82

Martha L. Mowen, 82, McConnellsburg, died Friday, September 11, 2009, at Orrstown Personal Care Home in Orrstown, Pa.

She was born March 21, 1927, in Cito, Pa., the daughter of the late Cam and Lucy (Richards) Mellott. She was married to Martin I. Mowen on April 26, 1947.

She was employed by Sagner in McConnellsburg, as a seamstress, before her retirement.

She is survived by her daughter, Sandra K. (wife of Delnore) Mills of Chambersburg; two granddaughters: Michele L. (Guyer) Kolb of Chambersburg, and Regina L. (Guyer) Warr and husband Jeffrey W. Warr of Inwood, W.Va., and three greatgrandsons: Dejon Rencher, Tylor Kolb and Latrell Warr; two brothers: Harry and George "Sam" Mellott of McConnellsburg, and three sisters: Wava Hess, Dorothy McQuade and Esther Greene, all of McConnellsburg.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin Mowen; her parents: Cam and Lucy Mellott; sisters: Helen Johnston and Lena Mellott; and brothers: Donald "Jim" Mellott and Carl Mellott

Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 15, at Cito United Methodist Church in McConnellsburg. Interment was at Union Cemetery. Rev. John Godissart officiated.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cito United Methodist Church, 3746 Cito Rd. Mc- Connellsburg, PA 17233.

Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Homes, 322 North Second Street, McConnellsburg, handled the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kelso-corneliusfuneralhome.com.

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