Funeral services for Alice L. Davis Lowry who passed away on Sunday January 5, 2014 at a residence in Malvern will be held Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 10:30 am at First Baptist Church Vine Street with Pastor C. D. Hart Sr. officiating, and Dr. Anthony D. Burns Eulogist. Burial will be in Perla Cemetery with Brandon’s Mortuary in charge of arrangements.
On January 4, 1942, Alice L. Davis-Lowry was born to loving parents in Warren, Arkansas. She departed this life on January 5, 2014, the day after her seventy-second birthday.
She was converted at an early age, and at twelve years old, she was baptized at the First Baptist Church in Harrell, Arkansas. She was a devout Christian who faithfully served in the non-denominational churches until her health no longer permitted her to do so.
Alice attended Malvern public schools as a child, and graduated from Bradley County High School in Warren, Arkansas in 1959. After high school, she became a certified bookkeeper in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Once relocating back to Arkansas, she worked in the Warren food service industry. But it was in 1989 that she found her true, specialized vocation in the field of Geriatric Nursing! She graduated second in her class from Quapaw School of Nursing in Hot Springs, Arkansas. She was a devoted, loving nurse, who mentored many new nurses, including her daughter Lisa. She emphasized the importance of professionalism on the job, always; and in showing compassion and giving excellent care to every patient. She completed her career at the Arbor Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in 2005, and she recently returned, as a patient.
While in Warren, on October 7, 1959, she wedded Charles Broughton and from this marriage, two sons were born, Greg and Eric, Sr. In 1968, on September 24, she married Ray Davis, Jr. and they had two daughters, Carolyn and Lisa.
In April of 2005, Alice and Robert Lowry were united in marriage, thus creating an extended, fun-filled family. This union welcomed many road trips, fish frys, and numerous other joyous family occasions. Alice loved all of her family and enjoyed spending quality time with them at family reunions and cook-outs. She found great pleasure in cooking, sewing and homemaking, and telling hilarious family stories.
Although Alice’s caring parents preceded her in death, she leaves many others who will cherish her memory. Her children: Gregory B. Broughton, Eric C. Broughton, Sr. and Alisa R. Davis-Walsh, all of Arkansas, and Carolyn J. Fusilier of California will not forget her love. Additionally, her eleven grandchildren: Michael J. Fusilier, Eric C. Broughton, Jr., Jordan D. Owens, Trey A. Broughton, Jerron Walsh, K.J. Felders, Khristen C. Owens, Erin Felice Broughton, Amia R. Walsh, Jasmyne Smith, and Taquinta Hughes; and six great-grandchildren: Briauna Broughton, Kahlil Owens, Tahiry Choice, Ja’Zia Davis, Kamia Baugh, and Nadia Gatlin. Also remembering Alice with great love is her sister, Sharon Smith (Edward) and her family Edwina, Audry, and Zachary of California; her uncle, W. D. Norris (Evelyn) of Washington; a devoted daughter-in-law, Tabitha Hughes-Broughton and special cousin Wilfred Robinson; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, other family and friends. Special friends Felicia G. Wells, Connie Horton, and Ta’Nell Barton will remember her fondly as well.
Visitation will be Friday, January 17, 2014 from 5 until 6 PM in the chapel of Brandon's Mortuary Malvern, AR.