Dewitt Lowrey
1922 - 2015
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DeWitt Lowrey, of Montgomery, AL , age 93, died Wednesday, July 8, 2015. He served in the U.S. Army as one of the original 'Band of Brothers' in the 101st Airborne Division during WWII. He was preceded in death by Barbara, his loving wife of over 50 years. For many years Dewitt and Barbara lived in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains where they enjoyed the woods and the Coosa River. He later moved to Wesley Gardens in Montgomery, AL where he spent ten years among friends. Most recently he moved to Birmingham to be closer to family and resided at Mt. Royal Towers. He is survived by his sister, Nanella Marsh, daughter Nancy Crumpton (Rusty) and son Cliff Lowrey (Mimi), three grandchildren, Shelley Crumpton, Kendall Clinton (Ramsey), Logan Gibbons (Codie) and three great-grandchildren (Taylor and Rhett Clinton and Beckham Gibbons). His family greatly appreciates the many individuals who provided him care, comfort and friendship. A service in his memory will be held at Leak-Memory in Montgomery, AL on Friday, July 10 at 3:30. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his memory to AL Head Injury Foundation (3100 Lorna Road #200, Birmingham, AL 35216) or a Veteran's Non-Profit Organization of your choice.

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Published in Montgomery Advertiser on Jul. 10, 2015.
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March 19, 2016
Rest in Peace Dewitt,you were a true Hero..
Kitty Long
July 16, 2015
Thank you, Mr. Lowrey. You fought for our freedom and your sacrifice and life were inspiring to many grateful Americans and Europeans. Rest in Peace with your Lord and well done, Soldier.
Margaret Gibson
July 14, 2015
In our thoughts and prayers we are with the family of Dewitt Lowrey.
He was one of our liberators after 4 years of German occupation in Eindhoven (Netherlands).
We will never forget what he and his buddies did for us in 1944.
Rest in Peace Sir. Currahee.
July 14, 2015
We will never forget what you have done for our freedom here in Holland . Soft landing, trooper and rest in well earned peace. My condolences to the Family.
Ruud Lenssen
July 14, 2015
Rest In Peace Sir.
Thank you!
Linda Cautaert
July 13, 2015
Deepest respect and eternal gratitude Mr. DEWITT ! We thank you for our "Freedom", your service and sacrifices. Rest in peace Sir.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Mr. DEWITT.
Josianne and Fernand SIMON from Liège-Belgium.
Fernand Simon
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