The Times West Virginian

March 31, 2013

Blanche Lowe

Times West Virginian

— Blanche Lee Lowe, 86, of Grant Town, died Saturday (March 30, 2013) in the Fairmont General Hospital.

She was born Jan. 6, 1927, in Gordon, the daughter of the late Ira Gore and Elizabeth Green Gore. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Metchel William Lowe of Grant Town.

She is survived by two sons and two daughters-in-law, Michael D. and Denise Lowe of Keystone Community and John and Michelle Lowe of Tucson, Ariz.; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Sherry and Robert Nine of Grant Town, Louise and Tom Prim of Charleston, S.C., and Tina Lowe and her companion Ron Watkins of Bunner Ridge Community; nine grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Lowe was a homemaker and member of St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church of Fairmont. She loved to be surrounded by family and friends.

The family will receive friends at the Ford Funeral Home, DeGarmo Chapel, 207 Second St., Rivesville, Wednesday from 3-9 p.m. and Thursday from 10-11 a.m. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home Thursday at 11 a.m. with Deacon David Lester officiating. The committal service will follow in the Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens in Westover.

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