Rena Stowe was born December 19, 1926 in Cowlington, Oklahoma the daughter of Samuel and Trudy (Lovell) Walker. She passed from this life on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the age of 91 years, 5 months and 4 days.
Rena was a homemaker who enjoyed writing poetry and singing. She was a former bible school and preschool Sunday school class teacher and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bowden. Rena loved children and loved to laugh.
Rena married Cecil Eugene Stowe in 1948 in Van Buren, Arkansas. He preceded her in death on July 31, 2013 after 65 years of marriage. She was also preceded in death by both her parents and 5 brothers and sisters.
Her survivors include daughters, Yvonne Garbey and husband, Buddy of Beggs, Sharon Eakin and husband, Mark of Overland Park, Kansas and Teresa Wood and husband, Eric of Mannford; twin sister, Lena Dunlap of Arkoma; grandchildren, Kelly Nelson and wife, Tracy of Guthrie, Fonda Addison and husband, Allan of Liberty, MO, Amber Smith and wife, Lena of Kansas City, MO, Randy Smith and wife, Iris of Maize, KS, Daniel Wood and fiancé, Lori of Tulsa, Nicholas Wood and wife, Phenix of San Demas, CA and Amanda Hillis and husband, Eric of Sand Springs; great grandchildren, Justin, Madison, Logan, Skylar, Chase, Dominic, Scarlett, Shelby, Jaxon, Ruby, Keirsten and Devin; and great great grandchildren, Avah, Noah and Kayn.
Viewing for Rena is scheduled for 8am-8pm on Thursday, May 24th and 8am-noon on Friday, May 25th.
A funeral service will be held at 2pm on Friday, May 25, 2018 at the First Baptist Church of Bowden, 8615 W. 71st St. A graveside committal service will follow the service in Meadowbrook Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Heath-Griffith Funeral Home.
Sharon and family, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. We can not attend service, but please know we will be with you in spirit. God bless Miss Rena, she is finally at peace alongside her beloved husband. Love you all.
Samantha and Roscoe CubitKANSAS CITY, MO
A Prayer For The Bereaved .... Dear Lord give us strength for the days yet to be; and wipe away our teardrops that we may clearly see; The loved one which we mourn for having passed this earthly life; Doesn’t have to face tomorrow with it’s troubles, trials and strife. We have comfort, Lord, in knowing that her heart was right with you; That she had accomplished, here on earth, all you would have her too. We have confidence in knowing we will see her again that day; When you return to earth once more to catch your waiting church away. We thank you, Loving Father for your strength, comfort and hope. We praise you for them, in Jesus name; the sweetest name we know. Amen. Harold Branstetter
Harold BranstetterOklahoma City, OK
Yvonne, saddened by the loss of your Mother. You’re in my prayers during this difficult time.
Phyllis Busch (Ussery)Tulsa, OK