Rufus George Lowe, age 88, of Kerens passed away at his residence on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. He was born in Emhouse, Texas on December 24, 1931 to Rufus Lowe and Deola Boyd Lowe.
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Rufus earned his GED while he was in the U.S. Marines. He served in the military for over 8 years and earned the grade of Second Lieutenant.
He was a union carpenter before retirement.
Rufus was preceded in death by his wife, Rose M. Silva Lowe, his sister, Mary Jewel Keele and her husband Jesse Keele, and his brother-in-law Lloyd Nichols.
He is survived by his children; Deola Allen and Jessie Allen, Rose Derringer and Paul Ray Buchanan, David Lowe and Heather Dees, Ney Ney Lowe and Justin Lindsey and James Allen, Sr.; his grandchildren; Anthony and Jenny Furtek, Justin Allen, James Allen Jr., Vanessa Allen and Rick Dingledine, Ridgell, Jr. and Jessica Woody, Jonathan Woody, Joey Buchanan, Jonny Buchanan, Katie Buchanan and Josh Lamb; and great grandkids Auttumn Furtek Stevens, Skylar Furtek Stevens, Kianna Furtek, Lyric Lamb, Ryder Lamb, Letti Lamb, and Sonny Woody. He also leaves behind numerous other family members and friends.
The funeral service was held on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 3:00 PM at Corley Funeral Home with Pastor Gary Johnson officiating. Burial followed at Oakwood Cemetery.