Betty Jo Lowry, 78, of Chanute passed away Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
Betty was born in Aguilar, Colo., on Jan. 23, 1934, the daughter of Joseph and Panola (Dooms) Skraznas.
She graduated from Chanute High School and was a homemaker.
Betty is survived two children, Ricky Dean Lowry and wife Sharrie of Humboldt, and Lorita Harvey of Bartlesville, Okla.; one daughter-in-law, Serena Lowry of Zirconia, N.C.; six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Nadine Garcia of Chanute; and her best friend, Betty Barney of Chanute.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one son, Kerry Lynn Lowry.
Cremation has taken place.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Humboldt.
Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials in her name may be made to The Faith House and may be left with the funeral home.
To leave a special message for the family online, visit www.PenwellGabelChanute.com
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