Rev. Paul A. LOWERY, passed away Thursday morning, June 18, 1998.
He was born on March 27, 1917. His parents were H.V. "Cash" Lowery
and Elizabeth "Bessie" Wilkerson Lowery. He married Dorothy Mamer on
September 16, 1939. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Lowery, nine
children; Leona Guern of Centralia Illinois and her husband John,
Richard P. Lowery of Bluford Illinois and his wife, Diane, Judy Young
of Bluford, Illinois, Jane Gentry of Dix, Illinois and her husband
Robert, Kaye Poston of Mt. Vernon, Illinois and her husband Larry,
Sharon Claar of Cape Girardeau, Missouri and her husband Eddie,
David Lowery of Centralia, Illinois and his wife Sherri, Dennis Lowery
of Bluford, Illinois and Paulette Herron of Harrisburg, Illinois and
her husband, Mike. Also 29 grandchildren and 26 greatchildren. He was
preceded in death by one son in law, Ernie Young, one grandchild, Richie
Claar, and one great-grandchild, Jennifer Young.
Rev. Lowery was a Baptist Minister since 1955. He pastored several
churches. He was retired from the Illinois Central Railroad.
Funeral services were held on June 20, 1998 at the Hughey Funeral Home
with burial at the East Hickory Hill Cemetery in Bluford, Illinois.
He was a wonderful, husband, father, grandfather and will be dearly
missed by all.
submitted by P. Herron