Thomas “Tom” Lowery of Middleport, Ohio, went home to be with his Lord after a long hard battle with cancer on Tuesday, October 2, 2012. He was born on December 24, 1956, in Gallipolis, Ohio, son of Betty Robson Lowery of Harrisonville, Ohio, and the late George Lowery. Tom was a member of the Eastern Stars #255 in Harrisonville and the Masonic Lodge #411 in Harrisonville. Tom was also active with youth baseball in Harrisonville and in Syracuse. He was a huge fan of all Meigs County sports teams.
He is survived by his wife, Debbie Lowery of Middleport; mother, Betty Lowery of Harrisonville; brothers-in-Law, Lew (Kathy) McKinney of Bremen, Ohio, Earl Pickens of Middleport, and Eber Pickens of Syracuse; mother-in-law, Arletta Vanover of Middleport; very special niece, Meagan (Aaron) McKinney of Columbus, Ohio; special friend, Mary Pickens of Syracuse; and several nephews, godsons, aunts and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, George Lowery; sister, Esther McKinney; nephew, Bradley McKinney; and father-in-law, Eber Pickens.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 7, 2012, at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Middleport with the Rev. Mark Morrow officiating. Burial will follow in the Wells Cemetery. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, October 6, 2012, at the funeral home.
Eastern Star and Masonic Services will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. the evening of visitation.
An online registry is available at www.andersonmcdaniel.com.