Celean B. Lowery



Celean B. Lowery, 88, of Fredericksburg passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at Mary Washington Hospital.

Mrs. Lowery was born in Fredericksburg on September 26, 1928 to the late Ray and Ethel Shelton Brooks. She was a 1949 graduate of James Monroe High School. After graduating from high school she began working in the Commissioner of Revenue’s office in Fredericksburg until her retirement in 1973.

Mrs. Lowery was a member of Ferry Farm Baptist Church and a former longtime member of Fredericksburg Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband of 68 years, Maurice E. Lowery; son Bruce W. Lowery (Pam); sister Virginia O’Dell of Fredericksburg; brothers Lloyd W. Brooks (Rose) of Wilmington, MA and Herman R. Brooks (Eleanor) of Fredericksburg; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, September 17 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 18 at the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 4200 Innslake Dr. Suite 301, Glen Allen, VA 23060 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Pl, Memphis, TN 38105.