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Billie Burke Lowe, Sr., 82, of Bedford, VA, formerly of Concord, passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Bedford Memorial Hospital. He was the loving husband of 62 years to Helen Louise Griffith Lowe.
Born in Tazewell County, VA on August 14, 1935 he was the son of the late George Washington Lowe and Ida Ellen Bailey Lowe. Billie loved spending tine with his family. He also enjoyed working on cars, mowing grass, watching westerns and listening to George Jones.
He was preceded in death by his sisters: Bessie, Helen, Marguerite, Lona, Viola, Norma, Alice, Eula, Audrey, Martha, Georgia; and son-in-law: Michael Medley.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughters: Deborah (Robert) Mayberry, Betty Medley, Peggy (Bernie) Martin, Roxanne Lowe; sons: Billy Lowe, Jr. and fiancee Karen Sipes, Tommy (Tanya) Lowe; brother: Tom Lowe and wife Francis; grandchildren: Bryan (Lindsey) Fitz, Chris (Jennifer) Medley, Lonnie (Marie) Medley, Jackie (Chris) Burley, Sarah (Willie) Ayers, Rebecca (Jonathan) Mitchell, Maggie Martin, Chryssi (Chris) Thacker, Stephanie Austin, Thomas Matthew, Jr. (Katie) Lowe, Cheyenne Williams, Jacob Williams, Nate Lowe, Nick Lowe, Kasey Sipes; 14 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at Tharp Funeral Home, Thursday, January 11, 2018 from 6:00 -8:00 p.m.
Billie will also have a visitation Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Hurst-Scott Funeral Home Chapel in Tazewell, VA from 12:00-2:00 p.m. followed by a funeral service at 2:00 p.m. with Rev Chris White officiating. Interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery in Tazewell, VA.
Tharp Funeral Home and Crematory will be assisting the family in Bedford, VA and Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Tazewell, VA is serving the family of Mr. Lowe locally.
Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so at www.hurstscottfuneralhomes.com.
Published on January 11, 2018
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