Woodland - Funeral services for James William Lowe, 88, of Woodland, will be held on Saturday, August 3, 2013, at 2 p.m. from Bear Creek United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jacob Wilkerson officiating. Burial will follow at Bear Creek United Methodist Cemetery with Benefield Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. The family will receive friends at Benefield Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, August 2, 2013. Mr. Lowe died Monday, July 29, 2013, in Atlanta, Georgia. Survivors include his wife, Myrna Elaine Lowe, of Woodland; three sons, Jay Lowe, of Lilburn, Ga., Jeff Lowe, of Woodland, and Mitch Lowe, of Marietta, Ga.; two sisters, JoAnn Wilson, of Woodland, and Mary Milner, of Opelika. A Chambers County native, Mr. Lowe was born on October 8, 1924, the son of Herbert Mitchell Lowe and Mary Ella Knight Lowe. He was a World War II Navy veteran, a member of Bear Creek United Methodist Church and was retired from the United States Government where he worked as an MSTS ship captain and Panama Canal pilot. Mr. Lowe was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Julian Lowe and Marion Lowe. Memorials may be floral or contributions to Bear Creek United Methodist Church may also be made. Online condolences may be expressed at www.benefieldfhwedowee.com.
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Published in The Anniston Star on July 31, 2013