Viola Nowlen Lowery

Viola Nowlen Lowery

Viola Nowlen Lowery, 75, of Monticello, passed away on April 27, 2016 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.

She was a homemaker and a member First Freewill Baptist Church.

Mrs. Lowery was born on June 13, 1940 in Drew County and was the daugher of the late Fred Nowlen and Mary Kathleen Williams Nowlen.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Lowery; three nephews, Kerry Boykin, Andy Boykin and Leslie “Les” Cruce; and two great-nieces, Taylor and Kara Boykin.

Survivors include, two sons, William “Will” Lowery and wife Mackie of Monticello and Arthur Lowery all of Monticello; three sisters, Betty Boykin Knobloch and husband Buddy, Kathy Boykin and Pat Cruce all of Monticello; three granddaughters, Wendy Paty and husband Jacob of Sheridan, Kelli Lowery of Rison and Whitney McGregor of Monticello; one great-granddaughter, Ava Paty of Sheridan; one sister-in-law, Betty Lou Payne of Lubbock, Texas; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

A funeral service will be held on APril 30 at 11 a.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel with burial at Oakland Cemetery. Visitation is April 29 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.