Thomas Lowe Jr.
May 30, 2019
COLUMBUS — Thomas T. Lowe Jr., 86, died May 17, 2019, at Aurora Health and Rehabilitation Center. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at New Beginning Full Gospel Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Hopewell Cemetery. Visitation is from noon-5 p.m. today at Lee-Sykes Funeral Home Chapel. Lee-Sykes Funeral Home of Columbus is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Lowe was born Feb. 12, 1933, to the late Thomas T. Lowe Sr. and Jimmie Lee Troupe. He was formerly employed with Columbus Brick Company. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Michael Lowe; and a daughter. He is survived by his wife, Nellie Jean Shirley Lowe; sons, William Betts of Steens, Sammie Lowe and Brad Thomas, both of Columbus, and Wallace Lowe of Tuscaloosa, Alabama; daughters, Wanda Bowen and Peggy Baker, both of Huntsville, Alabama, Gloria Thompson and Diane Catledge; stepsons, Kristopher Shirley of Dallas, Texas and Carlos Shirley of Tupelo; stepdaughter, Nicole Shirley-Shelton of Columbus; brothers, J.W. Lowe, Jimmy O. Lowe, Thomas L. Lowe, Jimmy D. Lowe, Donnie G. Lowe, Roy C. Lowe and Odell Lowe; and sisters, Jimmie Verner, Juanita Gholson, Barbara Hollivay and Loretta Hollivay.