He was the son of the late Laban and Hazel Whittimore Lowe. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie Issacs Lowe, in April 2003, and two sisters, Elizabeth Feathers and Norma Fair.
Mr. Lowe was a native of Carter County, Tenn., and was a self-employed carpenter. He was a member of Pleasant Beach Baptist Church in Elizabethton. He loved his church and acted as song leader and had also taught a Sunday school class for many years at Hunter Memorial.
Survivors include a daughter, Leisa Wright and husband Eric, Elizabethton; two sons, Keith Lowe and wife Debbie and Mark Lowe, all of Elizabethton; four grandchildren, Josh Lowe, Rachel Lowe, Jeremy Wright and Jonathan Wright, all of Elizabethton; five sisters, JoAnn Edmondson and husband Wade of Elizabethton, Phyllis Potter and husband Ernie, Elizabethton, Gwen McMahan and husband Jerry, Kathy Fagan and husband Pete and Pat Lowe; and two brothers, Carroll Lowe and wife Robin, Elizabethton, and Roger Lowe and wife Trudy, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service for Mr. Lowe will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, November 2, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with Rev. James Hawk, Rev. Bobby Stout and Rev. Mark Fowler officiating. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, prior to the service, or at the residence at other times. The graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, November 3, at Happy Valley Memorial Park in Elizabethton. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Those wishing to attend the service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 9:50 a.m. Saturday. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Pleasant Beach Baptist Church Building Fund, 172 Taylor Avenue, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guest book or by fax to (423) 542-9499.
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