Valle Crucis, NC
Mr. James T. "Jim" Lowery, Jr., age 66, of 259 Millers Mountain Trail, Valle Crucis, and Surfside Beach, South Carolina, died Thursday afternoon, August 6, 2009, at Watauga Medical Center in Boone.Mr. Lowery is survived by his wife of 45 years, Betty Baldwin Lowery of the home; two sons, James T. Lowery, III "Trip" and wife Eileen of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, and Rad Lowery and wife Adrienne of Surfside Beach; three grandchildren, Savannah Lowery and Katelynn Lowery, both of Kill Devil Hills, and Isaac Lowery of Surfside Beach; his father and mother, James T. Lowery, Sr. and Opal Reynolds Lowery of Rock Hill, South Carolina; one sister, Rosemary Sullivan and husband Tim of Rock Hill, and two brothers, Joseph Lowery and wife Lea of Rock Hill, and Lanny Lowery and wife Denise of Spartanburg, South Carolina.A memorial service for Mr. James T. "Jim" Lowery, Jr. will be conducted Tuesday afternoon, August 11, 2009, at 2:00 o'clock, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Reverend James T. Lowery, III "Trip".The family will receive friends following the memorial service.A second memorial service will be conducted Thursday evening, August 13, 2009, at 6:00 o'clock, at Surfside United Methodist Church in Surfside Beach, South Carolina. Officiating will be Reverend James T. Lowery, III "Trip" and Reverend Kim Eanes.Memorial contributions may be made to the Jimmy V Foundation, 106 Towerview Court, Cary, North Carolina, 27513, or to the Valle Crucis Community Park, PO Box 581, Valle Crucis, North Carolina, 28691.Online condolences may be sent to the Lowery family at www.hamptonfuneralservice.com.Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.