LOWES, Bernice L. (Outcalt)

Date of birth: 6 November 1929 Sauk County, Wisconsin

Date of death: 20 September 2009 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana

SOURCE: Franklin Daily Journal, 21 September 2009

Bernice L. Lowes

Bernice L. Lowes, 79, of Indianapolis, passed away Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009.

Bernice was born Nov. 6, 1929, in Salk County, Wis., to Cyril and Myrna
(Richardson) Outcalt. She married Malcolm "Bill" Lowes on June 15, 1947.

Survivors include three daughters, Mary Eileen Lowes (John) Tolle, Effie Marie
(Tom) Hogue and Marcia Evelyn Lowes (Mike Yoder); four siblings, Leonard
(Brenda) Outcalt, Earl (Lois) Outcalt, Fred (Linda) Outcalt and Dolores (Jim)
Pumphrey; five grandchildren, Donna (David) Cook, Rob (Joanny) Toll, Jessica
(Jeremy) Kersey, Ryan Lowes and Larissa Lowes; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Bernice was preceded in death by her husband, Bill; her parents; and a son,
James A. Lowes.

Bernice was a busy homemaker, taking care of her family and the "Lowes Happy Hen
Farm." She was an avid community member, with membership and services at Gray
Road Baptist Church, Oasis, Franklin Township Farm Bureau secretary and board
member, Franklin Township Republican Club and board, 4-H club since 1974, Senior
Promise of St. Francis Hospital, Franklin Township Civil League, AARP and
Franklin Township Historic Society.

A funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Wilson St. Pierre
Funeral Service, Stirling-Gerber Chapel, 5650 E. Thompson Road, Indianapolis.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will
take place at Acton Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Gray Road Baptist Church, 5500 Gray
Road, Indianapolis, IN 46237.

Online condolences may be made to the Lowes family at www.wilsonstpierre.com.
Submitted by Mark Wirey