Gloria Jean Lowery, 74, of Fayetteville passed away on August 29, 2019.
Born in the mountains of West Virginia, one of 13 Children. Gloria met and married the love of her life Clyde Lowery, and they eventually settled in North Carolina, where they gave birth to six children. Gloria and Clyde celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary last month. Gloria was a fiery woman known affectionately by many nicknames -- chief among them Jean, “Granny”, and Gertrude or “Gert” -- given by the many, many people who loved her. She will be sorely missed.
Gloria was preceded in death by her children, Wade and Daniel Clyde; her son-in-law, Benny Traylor; her daughter-in-law, Lisa Lowery; her father and mother, Wade and Mable Dillon; her siblings, Junior, Joanna, Cora, Louise, Veda, Kathyrine, and Omie.
Gloria is survived by her husband Clyde Lowery; her children, Rosalie Traylor, Kimberly Gebert, and Matthew Lowery; her siblings Raymond Dillon, Richard Dillon, Jack Dillon, and Judy Cassidy; her grandchildren Adam, Sarah, Hannah, Rachel, Seth, Kirsten, Matthew, Linda, Abby, and Sophie; and her great-grandchildren, Abe, Benny, Vera, Maren, Soteria, Hugh, Ellis, Perry, Gemma, Cora, Henry, Bear, and Evie!
Saturday, August 31, the family will receive friends from 11:00am at their home on Horner Drive and from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at The Church of the Bridegroom, 2600 Sedgfield Dr., Fayetteville, NC.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday, September 1 at The Church of the Bridegroom with Brother Charles Young officiating. Burial will follow at the Oakridge Cemetery in St. Pauls, NC.