July 1, 1926 - February 22, 2021
Helen H. Lowe, 94 years, of Columbia, IL, passed away on February 22, 2021 at Integrity of Columbia, IL. She was born July 1, 1926, in Washington County VA. She was the daughter of the late Dale Pierce and Lillie Hampton. She was married to the late William McKinley Lowe, Jr. He had passed away on November 21, 1999. They were married November 4, 1947, in East St. Louis, IL. Helen was a professional secretary, having attended Mary Dalton Frye Business School. She had been employed at Oak Ridge, TN, during WW II, Warner-Chilcotte, and Weis-Newman Shoe Company. She was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Columbia, IL, having been active in the Women's League. Surviving are three sons, John (Debra) Lowe, Esq. of Glenview, IL, Rev. Dennis (Carol) Lowe of Parishville, NY, and Bruce T. Lowe of Columbia, IL, grandchildren, Rev. Elizabeth Anne (Ben) Locher, Melissa Claire (Andrew) Lowe, and Emily Louise Lowe; great-grandchildren, Mary, Peter, and Felicity Locher, and Owen Lowe; step-brother, Glen Pierce of Carthage, IN, along with other relatives and friends. She was also preceded in death by a daughter in infancy, Marianne Lowe. Visitation will be on Friday, February 26, 2021, 10 am - 10:45 am, at Leeman Funeral Home, Columbia, IL. Graveside services will be held on Friday, at 11:00 am, at Evangelical St. Paul Cemetery, Columbia, IL, with Pastor Elizabeth Terrill, officiating. A memorial service is being planned for this summer. In lieu of customary remembrances, the family requests with gratitude that memorial contributions be directed to: St. Paul United Church of Christ, 127 N. St. Paul St., Columbia, Illinois, 62236 . For more information, please access our website, www.leesmanfuneralhome.com. Leesman Funeral Home, Columbia, IL, handled arrangements.
Helen H. Lowe, 94 years, of Columbia, IL, passed away on February 22, 2021 at Integrity of Columbia, IL. She was born July 1, 1926, in Washington County VA. She was the daughter of the late Dale Pierce and Lillie Hampton. She was married to... View Obituary & Service Information
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