Lowery, Jack Allen -
Graveside services for Mr. Jack Allen Lowery, Sr., age 97 years and 17 days, will be conducted on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at 10 AM in the Summitville Cemetery in Manchester with Billy Robertson officiating. Mr. Lowery passed away on Sunday, August 2, 2020, at Horizon Health & Rehab in Manchester after an extended illness.
Mr. Lowery was born on July 16, 1923, to the late Archibald Yale and Ruby Harmon Lowery, in Manchester. He served his country in the United States Army during World War II in Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland, Central Europe and Germany. He received a Bronze Star for rescuing passengers from a plane that had crashed in an ammo dump. When he had rescued the last member on the plane, both the plane and ammo dump exploded. In addition to this Bronze Star medal, Jack also received the American Theater Ribbon, the EAME Theater Ribbon with 4 Bronze Stars, the Good Conduct Ribbon and the Victory Medal. After leaving the Army, Jack had many different careers in his life, and finally retired from Carrier in Morrison, TN. His only hobby in life was raising Shetland ponies.
In addition to his parents, Jack is preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Ruth Smartt Lowery, brother, Gadis Lowery, and sister, Jean Elrod. He is survived by his son, Jack Lowery, Jr., grandsons, Mark and Chad Lowery, great grandsons, Jacob and Brandon Lowery, and one great-great grandson, Kyzer, one brother, Billy Lowery and his wife, Joellen, and three sisters, Joy Patterson, Samdra Lockwood, and Winnie Mears.
Coffee County Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Lowery family
Lance wellman says:
Jack was a great guy and a even better friend he would stop by my work just to shoot the bull i wish I would of got to met him sooner in life there will definitely never be another like him.
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