Gloria Jean Lowe, was born in Cairo, Illinois on September 23, 1952 to the late Melvin Lowe, Sr. and Bessie Reynolds. Gloria accepted Christ at an early age. On April 19, 2019 she departed this life and became one God's Angels.
Gloria was affectionately known to everyone as "Glo". She attended Cairo Public Schools. In her younger years she loved to play softball in Pyramid Court and Box Field. She had several hobbies such as cooking, reading, watching the Game Show network, The Judges and the Bold and the Beautiful. She was employed for several years with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services and was a Field Supervisor for Addus Healthcare. Most of all she loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. When she was around them she had such a beautiful glow. Her family was always important to her and she loved them dearly.
Gloria was preceded in death by her parents, Melvin Lowe, Sr. and Bessie Reynolds, four brothers, Terry and Jerry Lowe, John Calvin Lowe and Charles Lowe, Sr. and her sister Lois Jean Lattimore.
She leaves to cherish her memories and love: three sons, Kevin Lowe of Rockport, Indiana, Kerwin (Genea) Lowe of Marion, Illinois and Kalin Lowe of Cairo, Illinois; three daughters, Myra Lowe of Paducah, Kentucky, Tonya Lowe and Sonya (Timothy) Taylor of Cairo, Illinois; three brothers, Melvin (Subrena) Lowe, Jr. of Hazelton, PA., Willie (Doris) Lowe of Cairo, Illinois, Lee Nichols of Chattanooga, TN.; and a very dear sister, Ruth Lowe of Chattanooga, TN.; two very special nieces Kim Lowe of Cairo, Illinois and Beverly Davis of Anna, Illinois; one God-son, Kourmond Wiggins of Decatur, Georgia; a very devoted sister-in-law, Kay Frances Lowe of Decatur, Illinois and a very devoted brother-in-law, Raymond Lattimore of Chattanooga, TN.; (17) grandchildren and (11) great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins other relatives and friends.
Services for Gloria J. Lowe will be held on Saturday April 27, 2019 at 1:00 p.m at the Christ Temple Church of God in Christ in Cairo, IL. Friends may call on Saturday from 12:00 p.m until the Funeral hour at 1:00 p.m with Elder Terry Holder officiating. Burial will follow in the Green Lawn Memorial Garden in Villa Ridge, IL. Professional Services were Entrusted to Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, IL. Online Condolences may be left at massiefuneralhome.com
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