The Washington Times-Herald

November 9, 2012

Adrien Mowery


Washington Times Herald

EVANSVILLE — Adrien Joseph Mowery, 29, passed away Tuesday.

He was born in Indianapolis on April 3, 1983, and 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 five years. He attended Western Kentucky University, Vincennes University and University of Southern Indiana 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 and Rex’s devoted friend, Maria Venturini; his mother, Mary “Susan” Rebstock, and stepfather, Nick Rebstock, of Ocean Springs, Miss.; his sister, Sarah Appel, and brother-in-law, Jeff Appel, of Boonville; stepsister, Michelle Rebstock; stepbrother, 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.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday 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.

Memorial contributions may be made to Riley Children’s Hospital, 30 S. Meridian St., Ste. 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3509.

Online condolences may be made at www.browningfuneralhome.com.