Mrs. Ira Lee Thomas Lowry, 87, of 1027 Prospect Road, was born October 10, 1924 and departed this life on Thursday, March 29, 2012 at Southeastern Regional Medical Center. She is preceded in death by her parents: Mr. Luther and Mrs. Gathia Smith Thomas; her husband: Mr. Harold B. Lowry; and daughter: Mrs. Arlene Dayle Locklear.
The funeral will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, April 1, 2012, at Mt. Olive Pentecostal Holiness Church with the Rev. Stevie Jacobs officiating. Burial will follow in the Lowry Family Cemetery.
Mrs. Lowry is survived by one son: Mr. Kenneth R. Lowry and wife Mrs. Linda of Grand Rapids, MI; two daughters: Mrs. Sherry L. Chavis and husband Mr. Ronnie, and Mrs. Pamela L. Agent and husband Mr. Marvin all of Pembroke; two sisters: Ms. Geneva Locklear of Lumberton and Ms. Helen Thomas of Sanford; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, March 31, 2012, at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.