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Bethel Lowe

August 25, 1917 — February 20, 2010

Bethel Salyer Lowe (1917-2010)
Bethel Salyer Lowe, 92, of Lexington, Ky., formerly of Ashland, Ky., died Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010, in Hospice of the Bluegrass in Lexington.
She was born Aug. 25, 1917, in Johnson County, Ky., to the late Addison and Cora Rice Salyer. Her husband, Abner Lowe, preceded her in death.
She was a retired schoolteacher with the Ashland Independent School District at Oakview Elementary. She was a former member of Unity Baptist Church and a member of Journey Baptist Fellowship in Lexington. She received a master's degree from Morehead State University.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Joel J. Lowe, in 1999.
She is survived by a daughter, Jennifer McKenzie and husband Jim of Lexington; three grandchildren, Sean McKenzie and wife Beth of Onancock, Va., Bryan McKenzie and wife Jonell of Richwood, Texas, and Darin McKenzie and wife Brittany of Ashland; and nine great-grandchildren, Andrew, Ashtyn, Baylee, Joshua, Annamarie, Jonathan, McKaylee, Kyley and Eden McKenzie.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at Steen Funeral Home-Central Avenue Chapel in Ashland by Dr. Floyd Paris, Jim McKenzie and grandsons Sean, Bryan and Darin McKenzie. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Contributions may be sent to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504-3277.
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