John Lowe Jr.

Saturday, June 1, 2002

CAIRO, Ill. -- John Dewey Lowe Jr., 59, of Cairo died Friday, May 31, 2002, at his home.

He was born Aug. 4, 1942, in Cairo, son of John D. and Mae Ellen Jones Lowe.

Lowe had been a buyer for Cairo Public Utility Co. He was a member of Cairo Baptist Church, Cairo Masonic Lodge 237 AF&AM, Ainad Shrine Temple, member and trustee of Cairo Elks Lodge 651. He was a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

Survivors include a daughter, Christina Lowe of Murray, Ky.; a son, John Lowe III of Paducah, Ky.; and a grandson.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister.

Friends may call at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo after 4 p.m. Sunday. Elks memorial rites will be conducted at 7 p.m., and Masonic rites at 7:30.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with Dr. Larry L. Potts officiating. Private burial will be Wednesday at Spencer Heights Cemetery in Mounds, Ill.