SGM Dale Leonard Lowery, age 79, of Clarksville, passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021, at Tennova Healthcare.
Dale was born August 26, 1941, in Bernie, MO, to the late John Vaughn Lowery and Ellis Irene Perry Lowery. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Susanne Lowery; son, Dale L. "Pappy" Lowery, Jr.; two brothers, Ronald (Mary) Lowery and Donald Lowery; and one sister, Ramona Forkum.
Dale was a retired US Army veteran, having served for 30 years, including a tour in Vietnam. During his tenure, he received the following commendations: Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal, and Merritorious Unit Commendation.
A private family service will be held at a later date, with an interment at Resthaven.
Mr. Lowery is survived by two daughters, Loni Lowery Ward and Lisa Lowery; daughter-in-law, Wendy Lowery-Corns; one brother, Robert Lowery; one sister, Delores (Willie) Woods; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and dear friend, Yvette Hawkins.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, 223 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, Suite 301, Nashville, TN 37203.
Arrangements are entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040; (931) 645-6488. Online condolences may be made at www.nealtarpleyparchman.com.
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