William Orval (Bill) Lowry, age 94 years, passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 4:00 P.M. in his home in Kirbyville.
He is preceded in death by his mother Mabel (Rose) Lowry, his father Troy William Lowry, one sister, Carol Lowry and four brothers, Donald, Clarence, Clell and Haden.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Helen Lorene (Mease) Lowry. One son David Lowry and wife Kathy of Kirbyville, MO; three daughters, Venita Schneider and husband Harvey of Springfield, MO, Cleta Lowry of Kirbyville, Susan Huston and husband Carl of Forsyth, MO; two step-daughters, Brenda Hammonds and husband H.G. of Independence, Glenda Sommers also of Independence, MO; thirteen grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren; one brother, Kenneth Lowry and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Monday, January 28, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. in Snapp-Bearden Funeral Home and Crematory in Branson with interment to follow in Edwards Cemetery, Kirbyville with full military honors. Visitation will be Sunday evening, January 27 from 4:00 to 5:00 P.M. in the funeral home.