HENDERSONVILLE-Linda Kay Downs Lowery, 58, of Hendersonville, died on Sunday, August 18, 2013 at the Elizabeth House.
A native of Franklin she was born on May 20, 1955 to the late Jack Nelson Downs and Freida Mason Hartshorn. She was also preceded in death by her loving son, Zachariah Shawn Huntley.
She was an animal lover and an avid flower gardener but more than anything she was a loving mother, daughter, and friend. She will be truly missed by all that knew and loved her.
She is survived by her daughter, Summer Huntley-Dale and her husband, Kevin, of Etowah; her brothers, Gary and Jeff Downs of Lincoln, NE; her granddaughter, Cassidy Alexandria Dale; several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00PM on Friday, August 23, 2013 at Mills River United Methodist Church with Reverend Paul Thompson officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00PM until 8:00PM on Thursday, August 22, 2013 at the Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 South Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com. Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Times-News on Aug. 21, 2013