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Odis Lowery Jr.

Odis Lowery Jr. passed away on Sept. 17, 2020, at his home, in Vicksburg. Odis was born on July 31, 1948 in Grand Lake, Ark. 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; 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 Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, at 10 a.m. at Glenwood Funeral Home with Bro. Billy Brumfield officiating. Odis will be buried in Cain Ridge Cemetery in Lorman. Honorary pallbearers are Josh Cole and Barry Marble.