OBITUARY

James Gary Lowery

March 31, 1937January 2, 2019

James Gary Lowery, age 81 of Columbia, passed away at his residence Wednesday, January 2, 2019. A native of Marion County, MS he was a graduate of Mississippi State University and a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was longtime employed with NASA at Cape Kennedy, FL as a technical supervisor and also taught electronics and electricity skills at the Columbia Vo-Tech. Mr. Lowery was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Amy Lowery; and a brother, Laverne Lowery. He is survived by his wife, Myrtle Lowery; two daughters, Sherry Lowery, and Teresa (Robert) Coltharp; his son, James Cary (Tanis) Lowery; a sister, Ruth (Charles) Sibley; a brother, Harold (Sylvia) Lowery; and two grandchildren, Carah Anne Lowery, and Cage Lowery. A graveside service will begin at 1:00pm on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Improve Baptist Church Cemetery with Reverend Darel Daniels presiding.

  • FAMILY

  • Charles Lowery, Father
  • Amy Lowery, Mother
  • Laverne Lowery, Brother
  • Myrtle Lowery, Wife
  • Sherry Lowery, Daughter
  • Teresa Coltharp, Daughter
  • James Cary Lowery, Son
  • Ruth Sibley, Sister
  • Harold Lowery, Brother
  • Carah Anne Lowery, Granddaughter
  • Cage Lowery, Grandson

Services

  • Graveside Service Saturday, January 5, 2019

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Biography

James Gary Lowery, age 81 of Columbia, passed away at his residence Wednesday, January 2, 2019. A native of Marion County, MS he was a graduate of Mississippi State University and a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was longtime employed with NASA at Cape Kennedy, FL as a technical supervisor and also taught electronics and electricity skills at the Columbia Vo-Tech.
Mr. Lowery was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Amy Lowery; and a brother, Laverne Lowery. He is survived by his wife, Myrtle Lowery; two daughters, Sherry Lowery, and Teresa (Robert) Coltharp; his son, James Cary (Tanis) Lowery; a sister, Ruth (Charles) Sibley; a brother, Harold (Sylvia) Lowery; and two grandchildren, Carah Anne Lowery, and Cage Lowery.
A graveside service will begin at 1:00pm on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Improve Baptist Church Cemetery with Reverend Darel Daniels presiding.