Thu, 05/14/2020 - 1:39pm admin
Troy Lowe, a lifelong resident of Willow Springs, passed away Friday, May 8, 2020 at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He was born October 17, 1941 to Lonal Hobert and Ruby Aleene (Green) Lowe in Howell County, MO and was 78 years old.
Troy grew up in rural Howell County with his eleven siblings and attended school at West Liberty. He knew the value of hard work and spent his years logging and farming. He married Lorene Faye Collins in 1963 in Willow Springs. Troy raised beef cattle and hay. He also had his own sawmill for 30 years. “He was always working on his old tractors.” He was well-known for his ability to repair small engines and chainsaws. He will be dearly missed by his family, his friends, and all who knew him.
Preceding him in death are his parents; two infant sisters; and four brothers: Lonal Lowe, Donnie Lowe, Jackie Lowe, and his twin brother, Roy Lowe.
Troy is survived by his wife, Lorene; two sisters, Ovene Roberts and Bonnie Wood and her husband, Randy; three brothers: Lonnie Lowe and his wife, Tillie; Hershell Lowe and his wife, Jan; and Floyd Lowe and his wife, Kathy all of Willow Springs. Further survivors include numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to Pine Grove Cemetery in Troy’s memory, and they may be left at the funeral home.
A graveside service was held on Monday, May 11, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. with Pastor Lloyd Collins officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Willow Funeral Home, LLC. Online condolences may be left at www.willowspringsfuneralhome.com