Bettie J. Lowry

Former East Laurel Avenue resident Bettie J. Lowry, 84, of Rhodes Estates died the morning of Feb. 5, 2004, in Jameson Hospital.

Born Feb. 20, 1919, in New Castle, she was a daughter of the late Leroy J. and Mary Jane Dockman McCurdy.

She first married Chauncey "Bob" Woods. He died in 1955.

She then married Charles A. Lowry in June 1958. He died in April 1999.

Mrs. Lowry had been a clerical supervisor for the Lawrence County Board of Public Assistance with 41 years of service, retiring in 1980.

She was a 1936 graduate of New Castle High School and a 1937 graduate of the Pittsburgh Academy.

Mrs. Lowry was a member of Wimodausis, German Beneficial Union, Lawrence County Humane Society, AARP, New Castle Community Y and the Prime Timers of Clen-Moore Presbyterian Church.

She was a member of First Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include a brother-in-law, James Lowry of New Castle; a cousin, William Westfall of Pittsburgh; and nieces and nephews.

There are no calling hours. A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Castle View Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel, where entombment will take place. The Rev. Raymond Hylton of First Presbyterian Church will officiate.

Arrangements are by Turner-Myers Funeral Home, 208 N. Jefferson St.

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