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Ruth Manning Lowe

Graveside services for Mrs. Ruth Manning Lowe will be 2:00 PM Friday, April 26, 2019, at Wilson County Memorial Gardens with Rev. David Hesson officiating. Visitation will follow graveside service at the Partee House, 233 West Main Street, Lebanon.

Mrs. Lowe, age 100 of Lebanon passed away Friday, April 19, 2019, at McKendree Manor in Hermitage.

Born December 8, 1918, in Wilson County, she is the daughter of the late Zebadee and Annie Johnson Manning Sr.   She was a WAVE in the United States Navy Medical Corp during World War II.  She was a registered nurse and a member of First United Methodist Church.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Charles T. Lowe; daughter, Sherry Hankins; sisters, Doris Manning and Kathryn Proctor; and brothers, Dee Manning Jr., Ezra Manning, and J. D. Manning.

She is survived by: sister, Sue Jennings; step children: Tommy Lowe and Betsy Meador; sister in law, Mildred Manning; several step grandchildren & step great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude or to your favorite charity.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME of Lebanon (615)444-2142   www.ligonbobo.com

Messages for the Family

  1. Margie Williams says:
    Ruth, you were a very special person and I loved you dearly. I will hold all the memories of you in my heart and I hope I can be as feisty and strong as you were as I age.
    • Kelly Manning Beale says:
      Ruth – your a women of elegance and beauty. Your presence will live on within our hearts strong. You always gave me the best hugs and warm smile. Thank you for being you. Much love
  2. Pat B aldwin says:
    I love Miss Ruth, she was a very precious lady; Mom fixed her hair for years and I got to know her when she volunteer in the ER and got to know each other well. Loved her so much.
  3. Joanna Conder Haley says:
    Cindy, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers