Mrs. Annette S. Lowery, 82, of Port St. Joe, passed away on Friday, August 17, 2018 in Panama City.
Annette was from Decatur County, GA, she was the youngest of eight children born to the late John Harvey Stewart and Mellie Mae Lambert.
She moved to Port St. Joe in 1956 after graduation for Attapulgus High School and soon married the love of her life, the late Ernest Lowery, Jr. in 1958.
Mrs. Lowery was an active member of her community and church. She was a member of the Eastern Star and held the office of Esther. She served tirelessly and faithfully in the First Baptist Church of Port St. Joe, serving in various capacities, but her most favorite was chairing the hospitably committee, in which she held the position for many years.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her seven siblings; four sisters, Estelle Stewart Wade, Dorothy Stewart Perry, Florence Stewart Boyett, and Edith Stewart Harvey; three brothers, John Henry Stewart, Harvey Edward Stewart and James Calvin Stewart.
Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Sissy Lowery Worley (Chuck) of Port St. Joe; two sons, Ernest Allen Lowery of Port St. Joe and David Paul Lowery of Atlanta, GA; four grandchildren, Lacey Annette Lowery, Ernest Tyler Worley, Charlotte Nadine Lowery and William Richard Lowery; three great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral services were at 3 p.m., EST, Sunday, August 19, 2018 at First Baptist Church of Port St. Joe with Rev. Boyd Evans and Rev. Buddy Caswell officiating.
The following gentlemen served as active pallbearers; Bobby Nobles, Ben Ashcraft, Don Ashcraft, Andy Smith, Gus Griffin, Mica Ashcraft, Phil Collier, Matthew Taylor, Teddy Nobles, Josh Dailey, and Bill Rich.
Honorary pallbearers were the deacons of First Baptist Church. Interment followed in Holly Hill Cemetery.