January 16, 1924 - July 13, 2004
Vernon Lowe, age 80, of Taylors Valley, Virginia, passed away on Tuesday, July 13, 2004, at his residence. He was a native of Washington County, Virginia, and had lived most of his life in Taylors Valley, Virginia. He retired from Emory and Henry College in 1988 after twenty-two years of service and was a farmer. Mr. Lowe was a member of the Taylors Valley Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Ruth G. Lowe; one daughter, Ann Faw and her husband, Eddie, of Burnsville, North Carolina; three sons, James Ronnie Lowe, and his wife, Nancy, of Laurel Bloomery, Tennessee, Larry Dale Lowe and his wife, Judy, of Glade Spring, Virginia, and John Conley Lowe, of Taylors Valley, Virginia; four sisters, Dora Osborne, of Whitetop, Virginia, Sue Blevins, of Independence, Virginia, Mary Baldwin, of Front Royal, Virginia, and Virginia Hubbard, of Manassas, Virginia; seven grandchildren, Kimberly Greene, Jennifer Faw, Eric Lowe, Kevin Lowe, Brenda Maldonado, Bobby Lowe, and Jonathan Lowe; eight great grandchildren, David, Alex, Morgan, Jordan, Haley, Christina, Caitie, and Madison; a very special cousin, Dean Clark and his wife, Clara, of Bristol, Tennessee; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be conducted at 8:00 P.M. Thursday, July 15, 2004, in the Garrett Funeral Home Chapel with Mr. Jim Hutchinson and Mr. Maurice Widener, ministers officiating. Pallbearers will be Eric Lowe, Kevin Lowe, Bobby Lowe, Jonathan Lowe, Doug Gentry, and Danny Gentry. Honorary pallbearers will be John Triplett, Harley Farmer, James Richardson, John Forrester, Carl McMurray, Bob Yates, and Russ Barr. The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to the staff of Home Nursing Service of Southwest Virginia and Mac's Medical Equipment in Abingdon, Virginia. The family will receive friends from 6-7:45 P.M. Thursday prior to the funeral service at Garrett Funeral Home. The committal service and interment will be at 11:00 A.M. Friday, July 16, 2004 at Jackson-Lewis Cemetery in Taylors Valley, Virginia. Condolences may be sent to the family through our web page at www.garrettfuneralhome.com. Garrett Funeral Home in Damascus, Virginia is serving the family of Mr. Lowe.
Vernon Lowe, age 80, of Taylors Valley, Virginia, passed away on Tuesday, July 13, 2004, at his residence. He was a native of Washington County, Virginia, and had lived most of his life in Taylors Valley, Virginia. He retired from Emory and... View Obituary & Service Information
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