Saturday, January 31, 2009
Zella Inez Avant Lowe - 1916-2003
Inez Lowe was the daughter of James Thomas Avant (1876-1941) and Mamie Josephine Stokes (1888-1971). Records also show the Avant family name as Avent.
“Mrs. Lowe was born on Dec. 30, 1916, in Floresville, Texas, and passed away on Friday, June 6, 2003, in Cleveland, Texas. Inez and her family have resided in Cleveland for many years where she was a lifetime member of the Cleveland Methodist Church. She was also a LVN for over 30 years, helping others was her passion. Through her work she touched peoples lives in many cities, a few of them including Burnett, Texas, Texas Crippled Children's Hospital in Corpus Christi, Pasadena, Texas, Cleveland, Texas, and Conroe. She was preceded in death by her husband, James R. Lowe Sr. in 1975.” - The Courier (newspaper of Conroe, Montgomery County, Texas), Monday, 09 Jun 2003, page 6A, Obituaries.
Her birth certificate shows that Inez was Mamie’s fifth child, but that only three children were still living.
"In the end, you leave what you have and take what you are," Rev. Gerald Manchester.
Children of James and Inez:
1. Son - Still living - TX
2. Son - Still living - CO
3. Son - Still living - TX
4. Daughter - Still living - OK
• Death Certificate and notice placed in news paper.
• Rosa Faye James Lowe, family genealogist.