Friday, July 17, 2020

Velma Alene Lowder (July 12, 2020)

Velma Alene Lowder, age 95 of Greenville, Ohio passed away peacefully at 11:55 PM, on July 12, 2020 at the Brethren’s Retirement Community, Greenville, Ohio. Born in Fort Jefferson, Ohio on July 8, 1925 she was one of 3 children to the late Floyd & Mary (Bolinger) Cox. Velma retired from Kroger, after working there for 28 years. She was a member of St Paul’s Lutheran Church in Greenville, and was also a member of the VFW Women’s Auxiliary and the DAV Auxiliary. Velma had served as past president of Wayne Hospitals Volunteers, and had enjoyed knitting hats for the babies at the hospital. She enjoyed spending her winters in Florida, but most of all, loved to spend time with her family. She will be deeply missed. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband in 1988, Jack Glenn Allison Lowder: brothers Melvin Cox; Marvin Cox.

Survived by her children Doug & Karen Lowder; Shelley & Mike Meckes: grandchildren Tara & Mark Wolf; Jason & Nicole Lowder; Tiffany & Chris Pope; Dustin Meckes: great-grandchildren Austin Lowder; Aubree Lowder; Kelsey McClure; Tess McClure; Charlie Pope: step-great-grandchildren Callie Pope; Carson Pope; Allison Wolf; Branden Wolf: special friend Tom Whitton: and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

Friends may call on the family from 10:00 AM-11:00 AM on Monday, July 20, 2020 at St Paul’s Lutheran Church- 131 E 4th St, Greenville, Ohio 45331- Funeral service to follow at 11:00 AM with Pastor Alan Knoke presiding. Burial at Oakgrove/Ft. Jefferson Cemetery, Darke County, Ohio. Memorial donations may be made to the St Paul’s Lutheran Church or the Juvenile Diabetes Fund. Online sympathies