Odis Lowery Jr. passed away Sept. 17, 2020, at his home, in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Odis was born July 31,1948, in Grand Lake, Arkansas. He was 72 years old.
Odis lived his entire life in Vicksburg. He attended Warren Central High School. Afterward, he attended Hinds Community College where he obtained a degree in welding.
After graduation, he worked as a welder with R. G. LeTourneau. Odis became a boat pilot and worked for many years with Patton Tully Transportation Company. He later worked for Terrell Barge Lines until his retirement. His passions after retirement were hunting, fishing and attending local, live country music gatherings. He was a faithful attendee at Immanuel Baptist Church.
He is survived by his granddaughter, Brittany Danielle Brewer; one sister, Mary “Dean” Lowery Hampton; one brother, Ricky Russell Lowery (Deb); his father-in-law Wilbur F. Nations (Maxine) and numerous nieces and nephews.
Odis was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Sherrell “Sherry” Elaine Nations; his son Michael “Mike” Ferrell Lowery; his daughter Teasha Lynn Lowery Brewer; and his mother and father, Rosa Bell Mackey Lowery and Odis F. Lowery, Sr.
The family sends special thanks to Dr. Samuel Pierce and his staff.
A service will be held at 10 a. m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, at Glenwood Funeral Home with Bro. Billy Brumfield officiating. Odis will be buried in Cain Ridge Cemetery in Lorman, Mississippi. Honorary pallbearers are Josh Cole and Barry Marble.