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Ruth (Thompson) Mowell

March 10, 1945 ~ July 31, 2022 (age 77)


Ruth Ann Mowell, age 77, passed away in Frederick, MD on Sunday, July 31,2022.

Born March 10,1945 in Frederick, MD. Daughter of Joseph and Alice Thompson. She lived in Poolesville, MD and worked at the NIH as a Security Guard for 30 years until her retirement in 2016. Ruth loved animals, helping others, gardening, dancing, playing darts/pool, and enjoyed telling and listening to stories of paranormal experience. She also was a phenomenal crafter who created many sewn quilts, crocheted blankets, and stunning drawings.

Ruth Ann Mowell is survived by 8 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and her 4 daughters; Ruth Marie and Carl Hiner of Monterrey, VA, Mary Lee Sharrer of Roanoke, VA; Donna Frances and David Terry of Frederick, MD, and Dana Lee Mowell of Bunker Hill, WV. She is also survived by 5 siblings, Lee Thompson, Johnny and Dorothy Thompson, Mike Thompson, Donald and Connie Thompson, Josephine and Jerry Dove. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband Donald Lee Mowell, sister Jane Vanwinkle, brother Ronnie Thompson, sister-in-law JoAnn Thompson, niece Sharon Thompson, and nephew Jerry Thompson.

A visitation will be held at Resthaven Funeral Home & Crematory Inc. in Frederick, MD, on August 5th at 11:00am. Burial will follow at 12:00pm at Resthaven Memorial Gardens.

Relatives and friends are welcome to join the family at 1:30pm at 1552 Andover Lane Frederick, MD 21702 (side street parking) following the service.

To send flowers to the family, please visit our floral store.


Gathering of Family and Friends
August 5, 2022

11:00 AM
Resthaven Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.
9501-B Catoctin Mtn.. Hwy.
Frederick, MD 21701

Graveside Service
August 5, 2022

12:00 PM
Resthaven Memorial Gardens
9501 Catoctin Mtn Hwy
Frederick, MD 21701

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