Dorothy Crouse Elliott Lowe, 81, of Lowgap, N.C., passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Central Continuing Care in Mount Airy, N.C.
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She was born in Wythe County, Va., on May 2, 1931, to the late Dock and Verna Richardson Crouse.
She retired from Central Continuing Care and a longtime member of Midway Heights Community Church.
Survivors include her husband, Shelby Gene Lowe of Mount Airy, N.C.; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Carolyn and Ronnie Hamm of Woodlawn, Sharon and Randall Carico of Galax, Patricia Elliott of Hillsville and Sheila and Mike Perry of Galax; a son and daughter-in-law, Terry and Jennifer Elliott of Galax; step sons and daughters-in-law, the Rev. Jack R. Elliott and wife, Carolyn of Winston-Salem, N.C., Bobby and Darlene Elliott of Fries, Bradley and Billie Jo Lowe, Samuel and Paulette Lowe, all of Pilot Mountain and Douglas Lowe of Concord; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; four step grandchildren; seven step great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband of 37 years, Otho Wayne Elliott; three sisters, Retha Gunter, Clara Arnold and Ruby White; three brothers, Albert, Dewey and Tyre Crouse.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at Moody Funeral Home with Bob Adams and the Rev. Jack Elliott officiating. Burial followed at Monta Vista in Galax.
The family received friends on Monday, March 24, 2013, from 6 until 8 p.m.
Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.
Published in Galax Gazette from Mar. 27 to Mar. 28, 2013