Peggy Thompson Mowrey

Born on June 8, 1931

Departed on April 7, 2021 and resided in West Nashville, TN

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Peggy Thompson Mowrey – Age 89, born on June 8, 1931, in Chattanooga, TN, received her gift of eternal life on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, as she entered into the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

She was welcomed into Heaven by her father, Joseph M. Thompson; her mother, Minna Thompson; and her late husband of 63 years, Reverend Robert Atchley Mowrey.

Peggy is survived by her two sons, Rob (Nancy) Mowrey, of Dallas, TX; and David (Cindy) Mowrey, of Nashville; her cherished grandchildren, Heather (Mark) Johnson, Hannah (Stephen) Clarke, Nathan (Jeanne) Mowrey, John (Ashley) Mowrey, Tate Mowrey and Andrew Mowrey; great grandchildren, Haley and Ally Jackson, Maddie, Drew, Addie, and Reid Mowrey, Henry and Margaret Clarke.

Peggy’s calling was to be a pastor’s wife.  She unfailingly and unselfishly supported her husband Bob in ministry for the 63 years of their marriage.  She was a member of the Park Avenue Baptist Church for 35 years, where she lovingly and enthusiastically taught the Living Witness Sunday School Class. She was also a member of the Scottsboro Baptist Church for 12 years, where she taught the Faith Enrichment Sunday School 11 of those years.  Peggy worked for the State of Tennessee for 22 years.

A Celebration of Mrs. Peggy’s life will be on Monday, April 12, 2021, at 11:30AM, at Bellevue Baptist Church with Bobby Strickland officiating. Special music will be provided by Steve Smith, Clayton Feibush, her granddaughter Hannah, and her son Rob. Interment will follow next to her husband at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens. Her grandsons and family friends will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation with the Mowrey family will be on Monday from 9:30AM until the service time at 11:30AM, at Bellevue Baptist Church on Hwy 70.

The Celebration of Life will be live streamed. To view the service, please "like" our Facebook page (West Harpeth Funeral Home & Crematory), then you will be able to view.


10 Comments to Mrs. Peggy Thompson Mowrey

  1. Diane says:

    Praying for the family and friends. Mrs. Mowrey was lab amazing woman of God. She will be missed.

  2. Kelle Milliken says:

    Peggy was my Mama’s best friend for life. She and Bro Bob were such wonderful people. I know she is happy to be reunited with him and I know my mama is glad to see her friend. Let the card games begin. Love you Peggy

  3. Peggy Pence Shirley & Joy Pence Lobence says:

    We the children of Bob & Dot Pence, are so sorry for your loss of our Mrs Peggy. Peggy was a true treasure an a perfect wife for Rev. Bob. We are sure Mom & Dad are so happy to greet her an already at the card table.
    Unfortunately my sister, Joy an I (Peggy) will be unable to come celebrate her wonderful life. However, we will continue praying for all the children

    • David says:

      This is David the youngest son. My wife Cindy and I traveled with my mom and dad to visit with your parents . They were great people and I will always remember how special those times were. Thank you for
      your kind words about my parents!

  4. VirginiaTeague says:

    Peggy Mowrey was a ‘True Lady’ in every sense of the word..I consider it a “Divine Privilege” to be able to call her (and Bro. Mowrey) friends of mine.

  5. Gail Berlin says:

    Peggy one of my dearest friend I will miss her but know she is at home at last. We had many great years together at PAB and Scottsboro Baptist Church. Traveled together for many years. I know you are in a much better place but you will sorely missed.

  6. Gail Berlin says:

    Peggy one of my dearest friends. We were at PAB and Scottsboro Churches together. We also travel with Bob and Peggy for many years. They were a great influence on our family. Peggy you will be sorely missed but always be in my heart.

  7. Yvonne Ward says:

    I have such fond memories of Peggy, and Bro Bob, from our years at Park Avenue. She was a gracious, kind woman who loved her Father, her husband, her children, and grandchildren. I am very sorry for your loss.

  8. Yvonne Ward says:

    I have such fond memories of Peggy and Bro. Bob from our years at Park Avenue. She was a gracious lady. I am so sorry fo r your loss.

  9. Marcia Mercer says:

    Kellye and I will miss her so much. We Loved and appreciated her so much, We cherish all the times we got to spend with she and Bro. Bob. I know he and Elmo are happy to welcome her.

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