Henry Lance Lowrance, 88, Elizabethton passed away Saturday, November 23, 2013 in the Nursing Home at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center.
A native of Watauga County, North Carolina, he was a son of the late Lee and Aggie Mitchell Lowrance. He had lived in Carter County most of his life. He was retired from Bunton Chevrolet, he operated Elizabethton body works for several years. Until his illness, he was with the family business, Blackberry Antiques.
Mr. Lowrance served in the United States Army during World War II, he was a decorated soldier, served under General Patton and was a Combat Medic. He was a member of the Coon Hunters Club. In 2011 he was inducted into the Tennessee Bear Hunters Association Hall of Fame. He was a member of the Valley Forge Christian Church.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Evelyn McQueen Lowrance who passed away, November 5, 2013, five brothers and one sister.
Survivors include a son & daughter-in-law: Steve and Linda Lowrance, Elizabethton. One Sister: Leta Townsend, Hudson, North Carolina. Three Grandchildren: Kimberly Lowrance Lyons, and her husband Tim, Elizabethton. Stephanie Lowrance, Kingsport and Tracy Taylor and wife Jennifer, Jacksonville, Florida. Five Great Grandchildren. Several nieces & nephews.
Graveside Services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 26, 2013 in the Mountain Home National Cemetery with the Rev. Kenneth Jordan officiating. Burial will follow the service. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, it was Mr. Lowrance request to donate to a needy family. Condolences may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge