ATLANTA (AP) — Evelyn Lowery, a pioneer in civil rights and women's empowerment and the wife of the Rev. Joseph Lowery, died Thursday at her home in Georgia, a family spokeswoman said.
Family spokeswoman Diane Larche said the 88-year-old Lowery died Thursday morning. She had been hospitalized since Sept. 18 after suffering a severe stroke and returned home on Wednesday night, after medical experts said the stroke had caused irreversible...
"We were saddened to hear of your loss. Knowing Mrs. Lowery and working with her during the time of Anniston-Calhoun County SCLC WOMEN and meeting her at the GA/AL line during the bus tours in March are some of my fondest memories."
– Dr. Mary L. Harrington, Through SCLC,
Anniston , AL, Oct 02, 2013
"Thank you for your tireless effort to insure equality for everyone. Deep in my heart I know God welcomed you home with open arms as She said "Evelyn, you have fought the good fight, you ..."
– Suzanne Tamiesie, An admirer,
Mountain View, CA, Sep 27, 2013
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