Willie B. Phillips Lowery Wilson

Published 5:52 pm Friday, April 13, 2018

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Funeral services for Mrs. Willie B. Phillips Lowery Wilson (Rea Lowery) were held on Friday, April 13, 2018 at noon from Union Missionary Baptist Church. Burial followed in the churchyard cemetery. Hudson Funeral Services of Greenville, Ala., directed. Mrs. Willie Bell Phillips Lowery Wilson was born on Aug. 23, 1928 to the late Fletcher Phillips and Dora Shepherd Phillips in Greenville, Ala.

She peacefully departed this life on Monday, April 9, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. surrounded by her family.

As a young girl, Mrs. Lowery attended school at Union Baptist Church. She had a very strong faith in her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  She was a member of the Union Baptist Church where she was a faithful usher for many years. She also sang in the choir for a short time.  She always loved her family, had a great sense of humor and would tell funny stories.

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She leaves to forever cherish her memory her six loving children, including three daughters, Jackie Lowery and Dora B. (Willie) Smith of Greenville, Ala., and Annie (John) Campbell of Plainfield, N.J., and three loving sons, Jerrie Lowery, Foster Lowery and Alexander Lowery, all of Greenville, Ala.; 25 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by husbands, Willie Lowery Jr. and Ernest Wilson; daughter, Annie Pearl Lowery; two sisters, Rose M. Porter and Betty J. Smith; and four brothers, William, Robert, Fred and James Phillips.