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Walter M. Lowery

January 19, 1942 ~ January 1, 2022 (age 79)

Obituary

Walter M. Lowery, 79, passed away Saturday, January 1, 2022 at Morrison Manor.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at Gray Pond Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Horace Oxendine.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends at the church from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. prior to the service.  Due to Covid-19, all attendees are asked to wear a mask and practice social distancing when possible.

Born January 19, 1942 in Robeson County, he was the son of the late Walter and Norma Lee Harris Lowery.  Mr. Lowery was a supervisor in the textile industry.  He was one of the first Tribal Council Members of the Lumbee Tribe, District 12 in Scotland County.  He loved farming, golf and the outdoors.  His best buddy was his dog, Charlie.

He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Genell Oxendine Lowery of the home; two sons, Christopher Fitzgerald Lowery and Roger Dale Lowery, both of Laurinburg; two step-daughters, Bobbie Ann Morton (Jeff) of Fayetteville and Melinda Ruth Stumpp (Chris) of Liberty; three brothers, Carl Dean Clark (Ramona Jean) of Laurinburg, John Lewis Lowery (Dr. JoAnn) of Pembroke and Marcus Lowery (Pam) of Cary; two sisters, Linda Bullard of Pembroke and Barbara Strickland of Maxton; three grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

The family expresses their gratitude to Scotland County Regional Hospice and Scottish Pines.  Thank you to all that have extended your support by sending food and phone calls.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Scotland Regional Hospice at PO Box 1033, Laurinburg, NC 28352 or Gray Pond Baptist Church, 9901 Stewartsville Cemetery Road, Laurinburg, NC 28352.

Bumgarner Family Funeral Service and Crematorium is serving the Lowery family.

 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
January 4, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Gray Pond Baptist Church
9901 Stewartsville Cemetery Rd.
Laurinburg, NC 28352

Funeral Service
Tuesday
January 4, 2022

2:00 PM
Gray Pond Baptist Church
9901 Stewartsville Cemetery Rd.
Laurinburg, NC 28352

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
January 4, 2022

Bumgarner
9901 Stewartsville Cemetery Road
Laurinburg, NC 28352

Donations

Scotland Regional Hospice
P.O. Box 1033, Laurinburg NC 28353

Gray Pond Baptist Church
9901 Stewartsville Cemetery Road, Laurinburg NC 28352

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