Betty Lou Lowary

Betty Lou Lowary

March 29, 1918 - June 12, 2020

Betty Lou Lowary of Walla Walla and formerly of Pendleton and Athena, Oregon passed away June 12, 2020 in Walla Walla at the age of 102.

Betty was born March 29, 1918 in Pendleton to William and Mabel (Lewellyn) Courter. She grew up and attended school in Pendleton, graduating from Pendleton High School in 1935. After her graduation from high school, she attended the Behnke Walker Business College in Portland, Oregon. She then went to work for Hartman Abstract in Pendleton. On November 23, 1945 she married Lavern M. ‘Buck’ Lowary in Vancouver, Washington. In 1947 the couple moved to Canyon City, Oregon where she worked for Grant County Abstract, MacGillivrey Insurance Agency and retired as Deputy County Clerk in 1978. In 1980, the couple moved to Athena, Oregon. Mr. Lowary preceded her in death on May 18, 1999.

Betty is survived by a sister Peggy Gianelli, Niece Frances Everett of Benicia, Ca. and Godson Neale Ledgerwood of John Day, Or.

Graveside services was held on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 1:00 pm at the Athena Cemetery in Athena, Oregon.

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