– Kay Mowdy,58, died July 10 in Salem. She was born in
Mena, Arkansas on February 3, 1961 to Elvy and Mamie Mowdy.
In 1964, she came to Oregon, living in Sweet Home, Halsey,
Albany and Scio, until eventually settling in Lebanon. Kay
worked in restaurants and grocery stores and enjoyed taking
care of her two dogs, her “fur babies” Little Girl and
living in Oregon, Kay found great pleasure in going to yard
sales and helping take care of other people, especially her
friends and those in need. She was an avid collector and
was preceded in death by her parents Elvy and Mamie, her
brothers Pierre, Ronnie, and Jimmy; along with her sister
Mallie Smelser. She is survived by her brothers: Andy Mowdy
of Mena, Arkansas, Lenoard Mowdy of Albany, and David Mowdy
of Scio; sisters: Lola Ferebee of Albany, Sue Ash of Scio,
and Frankie Sunseri of Scio; step-siblings: Charles Shaw of
Philomath, Tony Walker of Albany and Linda Shaw Shreath of
Fenton, Missouri; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Celebration of Life - potluck will be held 2:00 pm Saturday,
July 27th at Ralston Park 925 Park St., Lebanon, OR.
Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.