Florence Taylor Lowen-French, 90, of Covington, Georgia, passed away on Monday, September 1, 2014. She was born on Tuesday, June 10, 1924 in Renick, West Virginia, to Henry and Ula Taylor. After graduating from Renick High School, Florence moved to Covington, Virginia to marry and raise a family. She worked for Ayers Furniture Store, and later served as manager of the Retail Merchants Association in Clifton Forge, Virginia, while completing a number of college courses. She later moved to Roanoke to become accounting manager for the J. H. Pence Company. Among other activities, Florence served as President of the Credit Women’s International. Following retirement, Florence moved to Covington, Georgia, to be near her family.
Mrs. Lowen-French was preceded in death by her parents and five sisters and brothers. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Dreama and Charlie Gartin, son and daughter-in-law, A. Wayne and Brigid Lowen, and son, David Lowen, and by grandchildren, Tanya and Bill Kenimer, Robert Pascarella, Kristin and Mark Howerton, Kim and Jarrod Brown, Brooke and Alex Rodriguez, Julia Lowen, Sarah Lowen, and Mason Lowen, and by 17 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by sister and brother-in-law, Faye and Etsel Snedegar, sisters Wilma Harris and Dot Sink, and brother and sister-in-law Harold and Beulah Taylor.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Crosspoint Christian Church in Conyers, Georgia. A second memorial service will be held in Roanoke, Virginia, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13 at Second Presbyterian Church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in memory of Mrs. Lowen-French to Crosspoint Christian Church in Conyers, or a charity of your choice.
The family wishes to particularly acknowledge the excellent care she received from Morningside Assisted Living and Abby Hospice.