Mrs. Shirley C. Lowery, 73, of 4322 Union Chapel Road, Pembroke, was born June 11, 1940 to the late Mr. Garfield Cummings and Mrs. Maggie C. Locklear and departed this life on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at her home. She was also preceded in death by her son: Mr. Bobby Lynn Lowery; grandson: Master Tristen Lowery; brothers: Mr. Relford Cummings, Mr. James Bradford Cummings and Mr. Jacob Locklear; sisters: Mrs. Lucreatie Locklear, Mrs. Parnell Hunt, Mrs. Ida Mae Hunt and Mrs. Lurenia Canady.
The funeral will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 1, 2014, at Evergreen Holiness Church with the Revs: Kip Woods, Jimmy Strickland and Andrew Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Lowery Family Cemetery.
Mrs. Lowery leaves to cherish her memories: her husband: Mr. Bob Glenn (Billy) Lowery; five sons: Mr. Lacy Lowery, Mr. Carson Lowery(Brenda), Mr. Tracy Lowery(Patsy), Mr. Timothy Ray Lowery(Loretta) and Mr. David Glenn Lowery all of Lumberton; a precious daughter: Mrs. Shirlene Lowery Dimery(Frankie) of Pembroke; a brother: Mr. Joseph Locklear of Maxton; three sisters: Ms. Adelia Locklear, Mrs. Leacie Brooks and Mrs. Arpie Maynor all of Pembroke; twenty-two grandchildren; twenty-six great-grandchildren; a great host of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Friday, January 31, 2014, at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.