Glen Richard Lowe, 64, of Cookeville, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at his home.
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He was born Nov. 23, 1948, in Rockwood to the late Emmet and Annas Tredway Lowe. He graduated Cumberland County High School in 1966 and then proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. After being discharged, he continued his service in the U.S. Army National Guard for 18 years. He was a field representative for Woodmen of the World for 36 years and a member of many Woodmen of the World Lodges in Middle and East Tennessee. He also was a member of East Tennessee Fraternal Corporation and worked with many other civic organizations throughout his community. He was a member of Poplar Grove Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Betty Lou Abels Lowe, Cookeville (whom he married Aug. 17, 1968 in Daysville); two sons and a daughter-in-law, Travis and Kelli Lowe, Crossville, Erick Lowe, Cookeville; three grandchildren, Adrienne Lowe, Myka Lowe and Kandace Gibson; one brother, David Lowe, Westel; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Linda and Larry Cook, Rockwood, and Deanna Heck, Chattanooga; and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Terry Carter, Ray Crawhorn, Jim Southerland, Larry Allen, Shawn Carter and David Williams. Honorary pallbearers will be Ralph Lewis, Donald Alcorn, Gary Turner, Larry Cook, Joel Carter, Byron Tolbert, Milburn Proffitt, Ray Abel and Dave Johnstone.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. (C.S.T.) Friday, Dec. 7, at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home and at 11 a.m. (E.S.T.) until service time at Evans Mortuary. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. (E.S.T.) Saturday, Dec. 8, at Evans Mortuary in Rockwood with the Rev. Jeff Jones officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in Daysville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Angela Rae Williams Bible Fund at BB&T Bank, c/o Sherri Newton, P.O. Box 726, Hopkinsville, KY 42241-0726; Mustard Seed Ranch, P.O. Box 3814, Cookeville, TN 38502 or Fisher House Foundation, P.O. Box 174, Brentwood, TN 37024.
Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home and Evans Mortuary are in charge of arrangements. Thoughts and memories may be shared at www.hhhfunerals.com or www.evansmortuary.biz.
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Published in Roane County News from Dec. 6 to Dec. 7, 2012