Rufus Ledford (R.L.) Lowe Sr., born on Oct. 3, 1927, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 23, 2021. He was of the Baptist Faith and a member of Compromise Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, Ruben and Bertha Randolph Lowe; grandson, Joey Watson; brothers, Millard Lowe, Dillard Lowe, Virgil Lowe and J.W. Lowe; and sisters, Dorothy Easter and Retha Kyle.
Survivors include: his children, Anita (Jimmy) Watson, of Decatur, Rufus Ledford Lowe Jr., of Sweetwater, Austin (Carolyn) Lowe, of Sweetwater, and Darlene Simmons, of Loudon;
R. L. was cared for by a very special great niece, Karen Shubert, and her husband, George;
Several other nieces and nephews and a host of friends.