Mrs. Roberta H. Lowry, 99, passed away Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at Glen Flora Nursing Home in Lumberton.
She was born August 24, 1921 in Fairmont. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jason B. Lowry; her parents, Ozro and Almena H. Hammonds; a sister, Mary Sue Hunt; four brothers, Marcus, Adney, Calvin, and Cecil Hammonds.
Roberta was a teacher in the Public Schools of Robeson County for 35 years. She was a member of Hopewell Methodist Holiness Church most of her married life. Later she joined Pembroke First United Methodist Church.
She is survived by a son, Jason B. Lowry, Jr. and his wife JoAnn of Dillon, SC; a daughter, Jane L. West and husband Robert E. West of Lumberton, NC; a brother, William Hammonds of Southgate, Michigan; two sisters, Mrs. Clara Lowry and Mrs. Rebecca Reynolds, both of Fort Mill, SC; five grandchildren: Jodie Lowry, Jake (Beth) Lowry, Jessica (Seth) Lowry, Travis (Amelia) West and David (Vanessa) West; nine great-grandchildren: Aidan, Benjamin, and Cooper Lowry; Jackson, Alexander, and Avery Strickland; Lauren, Andrew, and Anson West.
A family memorial service will be held at Lumbee Memorial. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to:
Pembroke First United Methodist Church
100 Breece Street
Pembroke, NC 28372
The family appreciates the great care our mother received at Glen Flora Nursing Home. Arrangements handled by Revels Funeral Home in Pembroke.
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