Obituaries

Charles Lowe -

Mr. Charles Smith Lowe, age 84, Jonesborough, passed away Thursday, October 17, 2013, at the Johnson City Medical Center.

Mr. Lowe was a native of Washington County and son of the late Lawson & Mary Ena Morley Lowe. In addition to his parents, Mr. Lowe was preceded in death by seven brothers and sisters, Pruitt Lowe, Reba Pangle, Inez Henry, Albert Lowe, Alberta Miller, Mary Sue Murray and Gale Lowe.

He was a member of Midway Baptist Church.

Mr. Lowe was past Director of Washington County Farm Bureau and Washington County Co-op. He was a Dairyman and had worked for East Tennessee Select Sires and bred dairy cattle for 40 years.

Charlie, as he was known to his friends, was an avid hunter, enjoying deer and quail hunting. His hobbies including raising cochin chickens and quail. Charlie loved the outdoors, his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include his loving wife of 62 years, Roxana Sliger Lowe, Jonesborough; two sons and daughters-in-law, Rick & Peggy Lowe, Johnson City, and Bob & Karen Lowe, Chattanooga; grandchildren, Jessica Leu (David), Matt Lowe (Lindy), Miranda Caldwell (Shane), Derrick Lowe, Sarah Banner (Dom), Shaun Whaley (Stephanie), Andi Whaley and Ashlee Whaley; great-grandchildren, Emmarae Bradley, Amaris Bradley, Lennox Banner, Luke Lowe, Maggie Lowe, Levi Leu, Delaney Leu and Eva Caldwell; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Jack & Betty Lowe, Johnson City, and Lawson W. Jr. & Ethel Lowe, Knoxville; special caregiver and friend, Joey Hankins.

Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 20, 2013, at the Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Taylor officiating. Interment services were conducted Monday, October 21, 2013, at Onks Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Matt Lowe, Derrick Lowe, Dom Banner, Shaun Whaley, David Leu, Shane Caldwell, Nick Hubler and Steven Dernovshek. Honorary pallbearers were Jim Lowe, Kenny Rawles, Lawton Saylor and Butch Carmichael.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Onks Cemetery Fund, c/o Vera Lowe, 4141 Old Jonesborough Rd., Jonesborough, TN 37659.

Condolences may be sent to the Lowe family online at www.dillow-taylor.com. Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, 753-3821