GASTONIA - Gladys Davis Lowrance, 82, of 2674 Paula Drive, passed away peacefully at Gaston Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving fam-ily.
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She was a native of Gaston County, born Dec. 18, 1929, to the late Paul and Nancy Shuler Davis.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband James Warner Lowrance who died in 1985, her brothers Richard, Wayne and Charles Davis, and a sister Martha Lee Davis.
Gladys was a loving mother and grandmother and enjoyed reading.
She was a member of First Baptist Church, Lowell.
Survivors include her children, Paul Lowrance and wife Toni, Jane Griffin and husband Doug, Mary Alexander and husband Clark; grandchildren, Melinda Horton, Eric Griffin, Clark Alexander, Jr., and Stephanie Lowrance; and a sister Laura Black.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at Withers & Whisenant Funeral Home.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Gaston Memorial Park, Dogwood II section with Pastor Dale Lawing officiating.
Pallbearers will be Eric Griffin, Clark Alexander, Jr., Brian Horton and Alan Matthews.
Memorials may be made to Courtland Terrace (Activity Center), 2300 Aberdeen Blvd., Gastonia, NC 28054.
The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Courtland Terrace for their wonderful love and compassion care for Gladys.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.withersandwhisenantfuneral.com.
The family is being cared for by Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Rd Gastonia, 704-864-5144.
Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home
2916 Union Road Gastonia, NC 28054
Published in Gaston Gazette on June 19, 2012