Mrs. Florence Tay­lor Lowen-French

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The Covington News - - OBITUARIES -

Florence Tay­lor Lowen-French, 90, of Cov­ing­ton, Ge­or­gia, passed away on Mon­day, Septem­ber 1, 2014. She was born on Tues­day, June 10, 1924 in Renick, West Vir­ginia, to Henry and Ula Tay­lor. After grad­u­at­ing from Renick High School, Florence moved to Cov­ing­ton, Vir­ginia to marry and raise a fam­ily. She worked for Ay­ers Fur­ni­ture Store, and later served as man­ager of the Re­tail Mer­chants As­so­ci­a­tion in Clifton Forge, Vir­ginia, while com­plet­ing a num­ber of col­lege cour­ses. She later moved to Roanoke to be­come ac­count­ing man­ager for the J. H. Pence Company. Among other ac­tiv­i­ties, Florence served as Pres­i­dent of the Credit Women’s In­ter­na­tional. Fol­low­ing re­tire­ment, Florence moved to Cov­ing­ton, Ge­or­gia, to be near her fam­ily.

Mrs. Lowen-French was pre­ceded in death by her par­ents and five sis­ters and brothers. She is sur­vived by her daugh­ter and son-in-law, Dreama and Charlie Gartin, son and daugh­ter-in-law, A. Wayne and Brigid Lowen, and son, David Lowen, and by grand­chil­dren, Tanya and Bill Ken­imer, Robert Pas­carella, Kristin and Mark How­er­ton, Kim and Jar­rod Brown, Brooke and Alex Ro­driguez, Ju­lia Lowen, Sarah Lowen, and Ma­son Lowen, and by 17 great-grand­chil­dren. She is also sur­vived by sis­ter and brother-in-law, Faye and Et­sel Snede­gar, sis­ters Wilma Har­ris and Dot Sink, and brother and sis­terin-law Harold and Beu­lah Tay­lor.

A memo­rial ser­vice will be held Satur­day, Sept. 6, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Cross­point Christian Church in Cony­ers, Ge­or­gia. A sec­ond memo­rial ser­vice will be held in Roanoke, Vir­ginia, at 11 a.m. on Satur­day, Sept. 13 at Sec­ond Pres­by­te­rian Church.

In lieu of flow­ers, the fam­ily re­quests that do­na­tions be made in mem­ory of Mrs. Lowen-French to Cross­point Christian Church in Cony­ers, or a char­ity of your choice.

The fam­ily wishes to par­tic­u­larly ac­knowl­edge the ex­cel­lent care she re­ceived from Morn­ing­side As­sisted Liv­ing and Abby Hospice.


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