John Howard Lowry

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

John Howard Lowry, 60, of Wheaton, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield.

He was born April 17, 1959, in Phoenix, Ariz., the son of Clyde Austin “CA” Lowry and Velma Louise “Bibs” (Lester) Lowry. His first marriage was to Victoria Lowry and to this union one child, Alexander was born. On May 23, 1993, he was united in marriage to Mary Fontana and to this union two children, Sean and Anastasia were born.

Survivors include: his wife, Mary Lowry of Wheaton; his mother, Bibs Lowry; his children, Alexander Lowry of Sioux Falls, S.D., Anastasia Lowry of Wheaton, and Sean Lowry also of Wheaton; two sisters, Lois Williams and her husband Bobbie of Wheaton, and Jo Carrol White of Wheaton; and two grandchildren.

Preceding him in death was his father.

He grew up in Phoenix, Ariz. He moved to Missouri in 1971 and attended Rocky Comfort school and graduated from McDonald County High School. He worked maintenance at George’s Poultry and recently Tyson’s in Monett. He was thankful for Celebrate Recovery and this became a large part of his ministry.

A Celebration of Life was held Monday, May 13, at Wheaton Community Building.

Cremation arrangements were under direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton.

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