for the Rev. Walter H. Lowry, 82, of 2609 Sunnybrook Dr.
Nampa, who died Friday at a Nampa retirement center, will be
conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Nampa First
Church of the Nazarene
with the Rev. Charles E. Higgins, pastor of the church,
will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial
interment are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral
born Feb. 27, 1899 at Smith Center,
to Sidney and Flora Lowry.
At the age of 12 he moved with his parents to Buhl,
where he was reared and attended schools.
He later transferred to the Nazarene Academy
in Nampa and then attended Northwest Nazarene
He married Corneita Green on August 12, 1923 in Buhl.
He was ordained as a minister by General
Superintendent, Roy T. Williams of the
Church in Walla Walla, Wash.,
in 1934. He pastured
churches in Granger and Yakima,
Wash., for the
He then pastured Ellensberg, Palouse and Ridgefield, Wash., Troy, Idaho and Newberg, Ore., churches
They retired in 1966 and moved to
They moved to Sunny Ridge Manor in 1979 and had
resided there since.
He was a member of the
Nampa First Church
of the Nazarene.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Corneita Lowry,
Nampa; two sons, the Rev. Donald
Lowry, serving as an evangelist for the Free Methodist
Church in Pennsylvania and Dwain Lowry, Nampa; two sisters,
Mrs. Pearl Metcilf and Mrs. Ruby Savage, both of Portland,
Ore.; 14 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and several
nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son, Norman and three
family suggests memorial contributions to the Sunny Ridge
Manor Health Care Center, 2609 Sunnybrook Dr.,
Nampa, or flowers may be sent.