William Minnis “Bill” Lowry, Jr. died on Friday, July 19, 2019 in Fayetteville, surrounded by his family. Born in Memphis, TN to William Minnis Lowry, Sr. and Mary Arthur Childress, he moved to Greenville, MS at the age of three months and was graduate of Greenville High School and Mississippi State University. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Mary Childress Lowry, and his nephew Scott Ragsdale. He is survived by his wife Margaret McGinnis Lowry, daughter Meg Lowry Mitchell (Jay), son the Rev. William M. Lowry III, (Ivee), and five grandchildren: Andrew, Rebecca, Amy, Norah and Clelie, nephew Tom Ragsdale and niece Lowry Benz and two great nieces and two great nephews. A memorial Eucharist will be celebrated on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 2:00pm at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Fayetteville. A burial and interment service will be held at St. James Episcopal Church Greenville, MS on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 2:00PM.
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