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Mr. John K. Lowery, 50, of 2012 Highway 710 North, Pembroke, NC, was born on May 31, 1974, and departed this life on Friday, June 7, 2024.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at Bear Swamp Baptist Church with Revs: Tim Chavis and Lindbergh Chavis officiating. Burial will follow in the Gray Pond Baptist Church Cemetery. 9901 Stewartsville Cemetery Road, Laurinburg, NC 28352.

Mr. John K. was survived by his partner of more than 13 years: Ms. Jennifer Lowery; daughter: Miss Layken Elizabeth, 11, and a son: Master Leighton Asher, 6, of the home. He is also survived by his father: Mr.  John Lewis Lowery, mother: Mrs. Jo Ann Chavis Lowery of Pembroke, NC; sister:  Ms. Mary Revels, and brother (in-law): Mr. Mr. Mickey Revels of Saddletree, NC; a brother: Mr. Steve, of Washington, DC; his nieces and nephews: Kayla Oxendine, of Rowland, NC, Stinston Revels, of Pembroke, NC, Braydann Revels, of Saddletree, NC; and three great nephews: Ethan Chavis, Mylon Oxendine, and Asher Oxendine.

A lifelong chemist, John K. lived all of his life in Robeson County.  He graduated as the valedictorian of the Purnell Swett High School, Class of 1992, and attended UNC Pembroke where he earned a bachelor’s of science in Chemistry and Physics. He worked as a Quality Scientist in the laboratory at Unilever in Raeford, NC.  John K. was fortunate to have a career that aligned with his passion for science.

John K was an avid fan of the UNC-CH Basketball Program and the Dallas Cowboys Football Team. He was a doting, devoted father who lived for his children and was beloved by all who knew him.  John K. will be deeply missed.

The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at Bear Swamp Baptist Church.


  • Jinnie Lowery Posted June 12, 2024 12:44 am

    Sending my warmest affections to the family.

    Jinnie Lowery

  • Rachel “Doris” Cummings Posted June 12, 2024 2:44 am

    He was such…. a sweet young man—he will be missed. Sympathy to his Family

  • Gloria McMillan Posted June 12, 2024 6:22 am

    My condolence to the family. John K will be missed.

    Gloria (co-worker)

  • Sheriff Burnis Wilkins Posted June 12, 2024 1:48 pm

    Praying that Gods caring and comforting presence will surround the family of Mr. John Kareem Lowery and help to ease the pain of your loss.

  • Kara E. Ballard Posted June 12, 2024 3:11 pm

    Sending Prayers to the family all the way from Texas. I grew up with Mary and John K. and we share many memories. You will be truly missed and forever Loved.

  • Ealise Hunt Posted June 12, 2024 7:38 pm

    A wonderful young man who will surely be missed. He was always so polite and kind to everyone.

  • Carlis and Patricia locklear Posted June 13, 2024 11:44 am

    So sorry for you loss, my prayers are with you and your family.

  • Diana Tubbs Baker Posted June 14, 2024 12:31 am

    So sorry to hear about this. Praying for the family

  • Cecil Harvey Posted June 16, 2024 10:07 pm

    You where a one in a million friend. I’ll miss the laughs we always had and I’ll miss my buddy in which I could talk to about everything. I’ll always miss you my friend and I hope I’m able to meet you in another life.

  • Jeanette Cummings Posted June 17, 2024 5:13 am

    John was a fine young man. He worked at my house during the time he worked with Spectrum. My attention was called to him by his beautiful smile and so respectful. Mr and Mrs Lowery you raised one nice son. I remember his first baby. He was so proud of his child.

    • Jeanette Cummings Posted June 17, 2024 5:30 am

      John was such a nice young man. Mr and Mrs.Lowery I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Your son was such a respectful person. God bless you. Love and prayers.

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