Barbara Ellen Lowe, age 80 of The Plains died Sunday morning, Nov. 4, 2012 at Hickory Creek Nursing Center, The Plains.
Born Feb. 23, 1932 in Mechanicsburg area of Athens, she was the daughter of the late John Mathew & Sarah Ina Pierce Lowe.
A 1950 graduate of Athens High School, she attended grade school at Mechanicsburg. She was employed with the Athens Messenger and Ohio University. She was a former 38 year resident of Pratts Fork.
She is survived by a sister in law, Irene Lowe of Athens; several nieces and nephews including: Dan Frank, Christie Hopps, Gary Vore, Sara Vore and Terry Vore; and a great nephew, Joshua Frank.
Beside her parents she is preceded in death by a sister, Marjorie Jean Frank and a brother John D. Lowe.
Graveside service will be conducted Sunday 1:00 pm at New Marshfield Cemetery. No calling hours will be observed. Arrangements are with Jagers & Sons Funeral Home, Athens.
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