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Charlene Mae Lowery, 83, passed away on Monday, July 17, 2017 at her home at 120 Frog Hollow Lane.

Mrs. Lowery was born July 6, 1934 a daughter of the late Saylor Franklin and Pearl Mae Coffey Hatter.

Charlene worked for the former Crompton-Shenandoah Plant in Waynesboro and attended Mountain View Mennonite Church. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, crocheting, canning, reading her bible and going to Walmart.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Johnnie Calvin Lowery on March 21, 2004; a son, James Calvin Lowery, Jr.; two brothers, Alton and Austin Hatter; a sister, Jackie Wimer.

Survivors include her sons, George Franklin Lowery and his wife, Vicky of Stuarts Draft, Russell Dean Lowery and his special friend, Tammy, David Wayne Lowery of Stuarts Draft and Ricky Lowery and his wife, Cindy of Stuarts Draft; daughter, Wanda Mays and her husband, Kenny of Stuarts Draft; three brothers, Wilbert Hatter and his wife Linda of Beech Grove, Jerry Hatter and his wife Caroline of Nellysford and Page "Button" Hatter and his wife, Kathy of Wintergreen; sisters, Sarah Urbandski and her husband, Ed of Waynesboro and Shirley Varney and her husband, Ray of Chicago; 12 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at the Stuarts Draft Chapel of Reynold Hamrick Funeral Homes, 1870 Stuarts Draft Highway with Pastor Earl Monroe officiating. Burial will follow in Stuarts Draft Mennonite Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be her sons and grandsons.

Honorary pallbearers will be her great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday July 19, 2017 at the funeral home.

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