Frances Kathern Lowe

Published 11:55 am Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Frances Kathern Lowe, Elizabethton, passed away Thursday, January 20, 2022, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
Frances was a life-long resident of Carter County where she worked as a hairdresser in the Stoney Creek community for many years. She later worked at the Johnson City Medical Center in the surgical department until her retirement. She was a member of Lynn Valley Baptist Church where she enjoyed fellowship with her Sunday School Class and Senior’s Group.
Frances was preceded in death by her parents, Starling and Clydia Overbay Hodge; her late husband, William “Bill” Lowe; and their two sons, Derrick William Lowe and Craig Hamilton Lowe. She was also preceded by four brothers, RC Hodge, Bobby Hodge, Glenn Hodge and Herman Hodge.
Those left to cherish Frances’ memory include her sister and best friend, Christine McClure; her brothers, Lawrence (Jenny) Hodge, Richard (Phyllis) Hodge and Hugh James (Diane) Hodge, all of Elizabethton; her daughter-in-law, Dr. Elizabeth Pauley Lowe; and her beloved grandchildren, Webster and Emma Lowe of Chesapeake City, Md., who were the light of Frances’ life. Frances will also be fondly remembered by her many friends, neighbors, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 29, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Dennis Wilson and Lance McClure officiating. Music will be provided by Patty Hodge. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Friends may register their presence at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, prior to the service. Family will not be present due to COVID. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lynn Valley Baptist Church Building Fund, 1367 Broad Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website,
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Lowe family.

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