Martha Matilda Mundy Lowery

Published 1:17 pm Monday, April 8, 2019

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Martha Matilda Mundy Lowery died at Liberty Commons Nursing Center in Salisbury on Friday, April 5, 2019.

She was born July 29, 1949 in Buncombe County to the late James W. Mundy and Margaret Sarah Willett Munday. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Patricia Shores.

Her family moved to Salisbury when she was a baby and she was raised in Rowan County. She married Johnny Lowery of Mocksville and resided in Davie County thereafter. She had two children Dustin Lowery (Heather), and Memory Dawn Lowery who died on Jan. 18, 2016.

She loved to work outside, she assisted in running family businesses and worked as a paralegal with attorney Grady McClamrock Jr. in Mocksville until her health failed. She was known for her hard work ethic, dedication to family and friends and loyalty to whatever job and employer she had. She helped many people out of difficult situations and often did so without recognition, thanks or reward. She loved her family and was a protective and loving mother and grandmother. She also loved to make things, including sewing, carving, and painting. She enjoyed to do intricate carving and engravings on wood, shells and guns. She was a hunter, loved any type of shooting and was an excellent chef for game she caught. She always had a big smile and was a strong, caring and supportive friend.  She gave whatever she did 100 percent. She had a great sense of humor and enjoyed her friends.

Surviving: her sisters, Barbara Hedrick, Julie Mundy Koontz, Beatrice Thomas (Freddie); brothers, William Dave (Billy) Munday (Cheryl) and Wade Hartman; her son, Dustin Lowery (Heather); and her grandchildren, Katelyn Finney (Zachary), Austin Lowery, Jamie Odell Darby, Chloe Sammons, Christina Sammons and Anna Lowery.

Visitation will be 6:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at Davie Funeral Service. A celebration of life service will be held 7 p.m.

Memorials: Dragonfly House, 387 Valley Road Mocksville; or Hospice/Palliative Care Center of Davie, 377 Hospital St., Mocksville.