Verda Outlaw Lowry
Funeral Date: 10/17/2009

Obituary:
Verda Outlaw Lowry, age 85 of Crossett, Arkansas, formerly of Warren and Johnsville in Bradley County, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, October 14, 2009, at the Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock, AR. She was born May 17, 1924 in Sumpter, AR, a daughter of the late William Alonzo Outlaw and Etta Mae Wolfe Outlaw. She was a tomato farmer and a former employee of Sykes Flooring Company. In later years, she was a sitter for people in need. Also, she was a member of Christian Fellowship Church in Warren and attended Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Crossett. Verda was the widow of Douglas David Lowry, who died January 15, 1993. She was also preceded in death by 3 brothers- Preston Outlaw, Curtis Outlaw and Elmon Outlaw; 3 sisters- Veda Pennington, Lena Bell Sharp and Estelle Fletcher. She is survived by her son, Donny Ray Lowry (Gayla), Johnsville, AR; 3 daughters Judy Blankenship (Doyle), Crossett, AR, Lummye Joy Courson (Wayne), Hamburg, AR and Gaylon Lowry, Gardiner, Montana; 1 brother, Louis Outlaw, Hermitage, AR; 9 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Funeral services were 10am Saturday, October 17, 2009 at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Wayman Mann, Rev. Buddy Boykin and Rev. David Tohlen officiating. Organist was Linda Barrett. Burial was in Palestine Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were her six grandsons- Clay Lowry, Benny Lowry, Tony Blankenship, Greg Blankenship, Chad Sweeney and Jared Sweeney. Honorary pallbearers were Louise Brady and the Andyís gang of Crossett.

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Name: Tony Curtis
Message: I will miss her so much.

Name: Jean , Andy & Terrie Briant
Message: To the family of Mrs. Verda: You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Judy and French Wynne,Jr. and Leon Thornton
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this sad time.

Name: Johnnie Angle
Message: My prayers and thoughts are with the entire family. Such a wonderful and caring Lady who will be dearly missed by all.

Name: Lillie Bell and Allen Temple
Message: So sorry to hear that Mrs. Verda had passed away. We will keep each of you in our prayers. With our Deepest Sympathy.

Name: Dorothy Richard Cooper
Message: We are so sorry for your loss. She was one special lady. My boys still love to tell their "Verda" stories!

Name: Vickie Ferrell Barrett
Message: I am sorry to hear about Ms. Verda. She was a very special lady and a blessing to all who knew her.

Name: TERRI FERRELL EUBANKS
Message: I HAVE SO MANY GOOD MEMORIES OF MRS. VERDA AND YOUR ENTIRE FAMILY. I LOVE YOU ALL. PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF I CAN SO ANYTHING FOR ANY OF YOU.

Name: Klay & LaWanda McKinney
Message: Dear Family, We will always have such fond memories of Miss Verda.

Name: Phillip Morgan
Message: Prayers are with the family at this time.

Name: Kay Outlaw Medlin
Message: I am so sorry for your loss. I think everyone who knew her must have a "Verda" story. I am praying for peace and confort for all of you during this time.

Name: Ronnie Harrod
Message: To all of the Lowry Family, our thoghts and prayers are with you. Ronnie and Cheryl Harrod

Name: Jim and Ginger Anders
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Mary Ann Clanton
Message: DONNIE RAY, GAYLA AND FAMILY, I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. YOUR MOTHER WAS A FUNNY SWEET LADY. MAY THE LORD WATCH OVER YOU ALL IN YOUR GRIEF AND BRING COMFORT TO YOU.

Name: sue geissler
Message: Sorry for your loss. My sister Faye Adams , was very close to mama verda. She was such a sweet lady and will be missed by many.

Name: Darrell Jr. and Dana Harvey
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Name: Eugene Chandler
Message: Thinking of you all in your time of loss. Your families have meant alot to me through the years.

Name: Glynn & Sue Ferrell
Message: Donny, Lunnye.Judy & Gaylon You are in our prayers.

Name: Julie Kates-White
Message: I am so sorry that Aunt Verda is not with us, but I know she has a big family in heaven that is happy to see her. I have wonderful memories of my Great Aunt.

Name: Betty Temple New
Message: Iam so sorry to hear about Verda . I was not able to attend the service. My thoughts and prayers are with the whole family . I was in her Sunsay School class at Mt Olive we were all very fond of her and will always remember her with lots of love God Bless you all. A Friend Betty New

Name: Donna (Grider) Frank
Message: Lummye, So sorry to hear about your Mom. You and your family are in my prayers.