Marie Marguerite Colin Lowery
April 1, 1926 – December 22, 2013
Marie Lowery, 87, of Covington, died in her home Sunday, December 22, 2013 after a brief illness. She was born in Nomeny, France, April 1, 1926 to Leon and Therese Colin, who preceded her in death. She married Private Emitt Lowery, the love of her life, on Dec. 1, 1945 in Nancy, France. She was Tipton County’s first French bride from World War II. He preceded her in death. One brother, Robert Matthew and one sister, Paulette Matthew also preceded her in death. Marie enjoyed homemaking and working on their farm where they loved having family gatherings, their fondest memories. She leaves behind her beloved nieces and nephews, too numerous to mention. Before marrying Emitt, Marie worked for France Lenord et Bichaton SAS. The family invites you to visitation at Covington Funeral Home Thursday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. and Friday, one hour prior to the 11 a.m. celebration service of her life. Her great nephew, Rev James McKinnies, will be officiating. Interment will follow at Shiloh Cemetery. Friends may sign an online guestbook at www.covingtonfuneralhome.com.
The Leader (Covington, Tenn.)
Thursday, December 26, 2013