BERNIE -- Ronald "Bud" Lowery, 74, died Dec. 9, 2011, at his home.
Born Dec. 18, 1936, in Powe, to the late Vaughn Lowery and Ellis Irene Perry Lowery, he was a member of the Elk General Baptist Church where he served as a teacher. He retired after 40 years from Adams and McCord Painting Contractors in Dexter.
On July 8, 1955, in Bernie, he married Mary Wilson, who survives of the home in rural Bernie.
Other survivors include: one son, Ronald Lee Lowery Jr. of Bernie; one daughter, Rhonda Lowery of Dexter; two brothers, Dean Lowery of the state of Michigan and Dale Lowery of the state of Tennessee; one sister, Deloris Wood of the state of Michigan; and one grandson; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Don Lowery; and one sister, Ramona Forkum.
No services are scheduled.
Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.