March 16, 1961 - December 6, 2021
Mrs. Brenda Lee Rowry, age 60, passed away at 1:34 pm on Monday, December 6, 2021 at UnityPoint Health Methodist Hospital, Peoria, IL. Brenda was born on March 16, 1961, in Joiner, AR to Vaness and Gertie (Scott) Robinson. She married the love of her life Frank Rowry on June 15, 1991. Brenda worked at The Sisters of the 3rd Order of St. Francis Motherhouse, East Peoria, IL as an LPN. She was a caregiver. Brenda was the Matriarch of the family and was everybody’s mother. Brenda had been on a long spiritual journey of acceptance and victory being a 25-year breast cancer survivor. Brenda was very talented; having skills in sewing, crafting and scrapbooking. One of her passions was shopping. Brenda leaves to cherish her most precious memories three sons, Eric (Kasha) Thomas, Marcus Robinson and Lorenzo Rowry of Peoria, IL; two daughters, Erica (George) Moore and Amanda Rowry both of Peoria, IL; four brothers, Vaness, Robinson, Jr., of Peoria, IL, R.B. Robinson and Larry Robinson both of Joiner, AR and Otis Robinson of Madison, WI; one sister, Jery Robinson of Stoughton, WI; twelve grandchildren and; and one great grandchild; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Brenda is preceded in death by her parents; husband; one sister, Diane Starr and one grandchild, Arica Thomas. Funeral services will be held at 10 am on Saturday, December 18, 2021at Sovereign Grace M.B. Church, with a visitation beginning at 9 am. Rev. Dwayne Hopson, Assistant Pastor of Galilee Baptist Church, will officiate. Brenda will be laid to rest at Lutheran Cemetery next to her husband. The service will be live streamed on Simons Mortuary's Website or Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Simons-Mortuary-232095303487150 promptly AT THE TIME OF THE SERVICE. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, social distancing is encouraged to be consistent with recommendations from the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA), funeral home directors have been instructed and should follow CDC guidelines on gatherings, including those directly related to funerals, visitations, or graveside services. *In an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, we ask that everyone in attendance: wear a face mask and refrain from hugging, kissing and shaking hands (as hard as it is to see someone you care about and not touch them). *It is our responsibility as a Funeral Directors, to do everything we can to advise families in order to honor our beloved Families and to keep everyone as safe as possible. Thanks in advance for your cooperation!
Mrs. Brenda Lee Rowry, age 60, passed away at 1:34 pm on Monday, December 6, 2021 at UnityPoint Health Methodist Hospital, Peoria, IL. Brenda was born on March 16, 1961, in Joiner, AR to Vaness and Gertie (Scott) Robinson. She married... View Obituary & Service Information
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