Originally created 12/22/99

Mr. Lester Lowry



Mr. Lester Lowry, of 12th Street, died Sunday, Dec. 19, 1999, at Beverly Manor Nursing Home.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at First Mount Moriah Baptist Church with the Rev. Andrew Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Stone Springfield African Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery, Stapleton.

Mr. Lowry, a native of Jefferson County, had retired as a vault maker with Wilbert Vault Co. He was a member of First Moriah Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Alberta Lowry; a son, Willie Neal, Texas; four brothers, Ernest Lowry, Brooklyn, N.Y., Robert Lowry, York, S.C., Lee Davis, Statesboro, and Thomas Lowry, Augusta; four sisters, Dorothy Burley, Augusta, Virginia Davis and Pauline Lowry, both of Atlanta, and Frances Cartwright, Weston, Conn.; and two grandchildren.

Friends may call at the residence or at Williams Funeral Home.

The Augusta Chronicle Dec. 22, 1999