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Millard L. (Sam) Lowe

Graveside services for Millard L. (Sam) Lowe 74, Atoka, were conducted Saturday July 29 at 10 a.m. at the Mountain Valley Home Cemetery at Daisy, Rev. Wayne Edgar officiated.

Brown's Funeral Services was in charge of the arrangements.

He died Wednesday July 26, 1995 at Texoma Medical Center in Denison, Tx.

A WWII veteran, he was born September 5, 1920 at Daisy, OK. He was the son of Esaw and Ollie (Newkirk) Lowe. He was a Mason, and a retired heavy equipment mechanic from Bert-Smith Equipment Co in Oklahoma City.

Having attended school at Daisy, he entered the Army October 29, 1942 and received his training at Camp Campbell, Ky. and Ft. Sill, Ok. and was discharged March 25, 1945. He served in Sicily, South France, Rome, Rhineland, and Central Europe. He was awarded the EAME Theatre with one Silver Star, one Bronze Arrowhead, Victory Ribbon, and Good Conduct Medal.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Esaw and Ollie (Newkirk) Lowe; four brothers John, Frank ("Bus"), Marvin, and Ray Lowe; and one sister Barzella Ross; one nephew Bruce Allen Ross; and two great-great nephews.

Survivors include one sister, Velma Taylor Oklahoma City; two sisters-in-law Alene Lowe and Tressie Lowe of Atoka; and a special friend Elaine Edgar, several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

Submitted December 2001 by Lacinda Hicks

Mountain Home Cemetery

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