March 28, 1926 - June 30, 2019
Ruby N. Lowry, age 93 of Sullivan, IL passed away at 12:48 PM, Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Mason Point in Sullivan, IL. A funeral service in her honor will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home, 1200 Wabash Avenue, Mattoon, IL 61938; Pastor Ron Dickinson will officiate and Reverend Michael Smith will assist. A committal service will immediately follow at Branchside Cemetery in Gays, IL. The visitation will be from 9:30 AM until the time of service at the funeral home. Ruby was born on March 28, 1926 in Jasper County, IL the daughter of the late Lummis E. and Elizabeth “Lizzie” (Diel) Wallace. She married Gerald E. Lowry on June 14, 1950 in Mattoon, IL; he survives. Other survivors include four sons; Ronald K. Lowry and wife Sharon of Sullivan, IL, Dennis E. Lowry and wife Mary Ruth of Delavan, IL, Larry L. Lowry and wife Patricia of Lerna, IL, James A. Lowry and wife Texanna of Charleston, IL; ten grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; one brother, Russell H. Wallace and wife Loretta of Charleston, IL; three sisters, Vera M. Hetzer of Newton, IL, Luella Wells of Effingham, IL, and Norma J. Grisamore of Mattoon, IL. She is preceded in death by one brother, three sisters, and one grandson, Dylan Lowry. Ruby was a member of Mattoon First United Methodist Church, member of Champion Sunday School Class, and Sunday school teacher at Gays First United Methodist Church. Throughout the years, Ruby enjoyed tending to her garden, mowing the yard, and canning food. She was a wonderful cook who took immense pride in her home. Ruby was committed to her family; always putting others needs before her own. She was kind, generous, selfless and loving woman who made a memorable impression on many and will truly be missed. Memorials in Ruby’s honor may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, PO Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014 or Mattoon First United Methodist Church, 1601 Charleston Avenue, Mattoon, IL 61938. Please visit www.mitchell-jerdan.com or www.facebook.com/mitchelljerdanfuneralhome to share a memory or light a virtual candle in her honor.
Ruby N. Lowry, age 93 of Sullivan, IL passed away at 12:48 PM, Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Mason Point in Sullivan, IL. A funeral service in her honor will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home, 1200 Wabash... View Obituary & Service Information
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