Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Obituaries

March 18, 2013

Marieta Marcella Lowe 1927-2013

CARTER — Marietta Marcella Lowe Lowe, age 85, of Olive Hill, passed away Saturday afternoon, March 16, 2013, in the Carter Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Grayson.

She was born Nov. 27, 1927, in Carter County, a daughter of the late William “Bill” and Ethel Burchett Lowe.

Marcella was a member of the Pleasant Valley Church. She retired from the Carter County School System where she taught in Grahn for 29 years. She loved crafts, paintings and her pet dogs. She especially loved spending time with her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Arlie Lowe; two brothers, Houston Lowe and Harold Lowe; six sisters, Iris Humphry, Noreen Durham, Colleen Lawson, Milderd Clark, Geraldine Lowe and Emma Lou Tucker.

Marcella is survived by two sons, Kenneth Earl Lowe of Mulvane, Kan., and Lloyd Houston Lowe of Olive Hill; one daughter, Sharon Arlene Lowe Haywood of Ashland; five grandchildren, Jason Haywood and Andrew Haywood, both of Ashland, David Rayburn of Olive Hill, Jimmy Lowe of Kansas and Melissa of Ohio; and 12 great-grandchildren. She also leaves many other family members, church family and friends who will sadly miss her.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill with Brother J. C. Bond and Brother Randy Binion officiating. Burial will be in the Lowe Cemetery in Olive Hill.

Friends may visit from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2013, and until the service hour on Wednesday at Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Condolences may be sent to the family at globefc.com.

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