Fahra Jeanette Mowry

Published 4:09 pm Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Fahra Jeanette Mowry, 49, Woodbridge, VA, died peacefully, with family by her side, Sunday, April 10, 2016. She was born on March 25, 1967 in Port Arthur, TX.

Fahra is survived by her loving husband, Ethan and their six children. She was the loving daughter of Maxie and Delores Harris.

Fahra never met a stranger. She loved the Lord and in her zeal for life, took every opportunity to share His love with anyone that would listen. Fahra’s beautiful smile and contagious laughter will be dearly missed by all, especially by her husband. Ethan and Fahra were college sweethearts, meeting at Southern Nazarene University and were married August 18, 1989, in Beaumont, TX. Fahra’s husband and children were her world. She was a homemaker, especially loving to prepare authentic southern food like sweet potato casserole. Fahra was known for her creativity and had an amazing gift of interior decorating.

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Fahra graduated from Nederland Baptist High School, Nederland, TX  She graduated with a degree in Fashion Merchandising from Southern Nazarene University. She worked at a variety of jobs before having children, but once their children were born, they received her undivided attention.

Fahra will be greatly missed by her parents, her children Blane (fiancé Jessica Ellison), Bourbonnais, IL, Shae (wife Sarah), Independence, KY, Nathan, Emily, Autumn, and Noah, still at home. Her father-in-law Jim Mowry.  Her brothers Max Harris, Boynton Beach, FL, Randy (Cindy) Harris, Magnolia, TX, Faith Anderson, Huntsville, TX. Brother-in-law Jimmy (Jeannie) Mowry, Arlington, TX, Brent (Angie) Mowry, Austin, TX, Brian (Lisa) Mowry, Austin, TX. She is also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Fahra was welcomed into Heaven by her mother-in-law, Clara Mowry, her paternal grandparents Max and Maude Harris, maternal grandparents Frank and Dorothy Barton.

In lieu of flowers, an educational fund for their children is established. For online condolences please visit www.mountcastle.net   

To my precious wife. I am so thankful for the deep love we shared with one another. You were the most excellent wife and the perfect mother for our children. Your courage and faith were an inspiration to me, but I will miss your love, hugs and kisses most of all. I know that your love is now home with God and I yearn for the day we are reunited in heaven. You have all my love forever, Ethan