The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Monday, April 25, 2011 at Shade Arnold Baptist Church, Georgia Highway 26 East, Montezuma, Georgia. Interment followed at 1:00 P.M. at Andersonville National Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Andersonville, Georgia.
Elmer J. Lowe was born October 21, 1946 to Mrs. Elene Adams Lowe and the late John Lowe, Sr. in Montezuma, Macon County, Georgia. At an early age, he joined Shade Arnold Baptist Church. He was educated in the public school system of Macon County. He was a 1964 graduate of D. F. Douglass High School. After graduating from high school, he enlisted into the United States Air Force on August 13, 1964. During his time in the Air Force he received the National Defense Service Medal and the Air Force Good Conduct Medal. On October 17, 1968, he was honorably discharged.
After serving his country, he moved to Hartford, Connecticut in 1968. He was a hard worker. He sought to help and encourage all who needed such. He was always busy and ever alert to find something to do or a word to encourage. After retiring in 2008 as a Furniture Assembler, he moved back to Georgia to be close to his immediate family.
Left to cherish his memories are a beloved mother, Mrs. Elene Adams Lowe, Montezuma, Georgia; three sons, Gary Felder (Ketena), Perry, Georgia, Mickey Lowe, Oglethorpe, Georgia and Detrick Whitaker, Unadilla, Georgia; a daughter, Sonja Jenkins, Atlanta, Georgia; four loving grandchildren, Garrick Cosby, Statesboro, Georgia, Marqui Felder, Atlanta, Georgia, Kenya Jenkins, Americus, Georgia and Kayla Felder, Perry, Georgia; three brothers, John Lowe, Jr. (Betty), Montezuma, Georgia, Billy Lowe (Lela), Atlanta, Georgia and Larry Lowe (LaVerne), Warner Robins, Georgia; two uncles, Jessie Adams (Doris), Perry, Georgia and Willie Westbury, Jr., Montezuma, Georgia; three aunts, Dorothy Jean Williams, Montezuma, Georgia, Rose Mitchell, Hartford, Connecticut and Louise Lowe, Perry, Georgia; a host of beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, including a devoted friend, Gladys Felder, Henderson, Georgia.
To the Lowe family, we are sorry and saddened by the loss of your Dear Son & Brother. Trust in God and lean on him during this time of bereavement.
Delphine & Kaigler family
Aunt Elene & Family
Praying for you, and trusting that God love will see you safely through.
Our prayers are with you
love Willie & Maryann McCrorey
Larry and family,
My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of lose.
Sincerely, Jessica Holliday
Chic and Nikki and family sorry for yalls lost be strong in this time of need. Know that our family is praying for yall. We love yall stay strong and we are here for yall.
Boo Boo and Step Holston and kids
Sorry for the family, he will truly be missed.
i'm so sorry, i will truly miss him, he was my dearest and close friend
The Hosley Family
Elmer will always be in our hearts and never forgotten. My dad Richard Lowe first cousin but my brothers and I looked to him and respected him as an Uncle and he treated us as nephews. Rest easy Uncle Elmer.
Kelly & Fiona Lowe
May God Be with You during this time.
Carolyn and Larry Barnes,Indianapolis, Indiana