Hester Mae (Jacobs) Lowery

December 12, 1919 ~ November 4, 2019 (age 99)


Clio, SC

Mrs. Hester Mae Jacobs Lowery, age 99, passed away Monday, November 4, 2019 at her residence.

Mrs. Hester was born December 12, 1919 in Clio, SC to the late Parker and Mary Bell Oxendine Jacobs. She was a homemaker and a devoted member to Mt. Elem Freewill Baptist Church. Mrs. Hester enjoyed reading her Bible, tending to her flowers, working in the garden, cooking, drinking coffee and loved visiting with family and friends.

Mrs. Hester leaves behind to cherish her memory, daughters, Smitty Strickland of Marion, Patty Oxendine of Clio, Crystal Turner of Marion; brother, Ernest Jacobs (Mary Jo) of Phoenix, AZ.; grandchildren, Vickie Strickland, Brenda Strickland, Cathy Oxendine Shaw (Jimmy) Linda Thompson (Jerry), Andy Turner and Kim Buie (Jimmy); 9 great grandchildren and 16 great-great grandchildren.

Mrs. Hester was preceded in death by her parents listed above, husband, John Wesley Lowery; children, Linda Faye Lowery, Charles William Lowery; brothers, Cassidy Jacobs, Walter Jacobs, Gurthie Jacobs, Lindburg Jacobs, Dempsey Jacobs; sisters, Lou Cratie Clark, Evelyn Locklear, Etta Bee Oxendine, Dorothy Maurer and a grandchild, Wesley Oxendine.

A funeral service will be held 3:00 P.M. on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Mt. Elem Freewill Baptist Church in Clio, SC and burial to follow in the church cemetery.

A visitation will be held from 6-8 P.M. on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Burroughs Funeral Home.

Memorials may be to Mt. Elem Freewill Baptist Church, P.O. Box 164 Clio, SC. 29525.

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November 6, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Burroughs Funeral Home
688 Beauty Spot Road East
Bennettsville, South Carolina 29512

Funeral Service
November 7, 2019

3:00 PM
Mt. Elem Free Will Baptist Church, S.C

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