Betty Lowder

Obituary of Betty Lowder

Betty "Dee" Lowder (nee Montgomery), 82, of Vermilion, died Saturday, November 6, 2021 at Mercy Regional Medical Center after a sudden illness. She was born May 3, 1939 in Columbia, KY and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 58 years moving from Portsmouth, OH . Dee worked for Ford Motor Co, Lorain for 20 years retiring in 1995. She was a member of the UAW #425 and enjoyed working in the yard, gardening, tending to her flowers, and cheering for the Cleveland Browns and Indians. She loved her cat, Tilly, Elvis Presley and country music. Dee would often travel to Tennessee for different country music festivals. She will be dearly missed by her many friends and family. She is survived by her daughters, Sheila A. (Donald) MacLean of Vermilion, Farris Lee Lowder of Vermilion and Mindi D. (Bobby) Alexander of Vermilion; sons, Donald Joel Lowder of Vermilion and Dorian Rollin (Annemarie Lanham) Lowder of Salem, IN; grandchildren, James "Jimmy" Michael Lowder, Brandon Lee Lowder, Charles "Chase" Robertson, and Bowen Rollin Lowder; great grandchild, Berkley Moon Lowder; sister, Mary Vermaline Bishop of Clarksville, IN; brother, Joel C. Montgomery of Brownsville, KY; half brother, Ronald Gail Montgomery; and several other half brothers and sisters. She was preceded in death by her parents, Rollin H. and Mary Maria (nee Dile) Montgomery; former husband, Faris Lowder; sister Novella D. Sparks; and her infant sister, Claira Paralee Montgomery. A memorial service will be held Friday, Nov. 12, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Lakeview Baptist Church, 591 Ferndale Ave., Vermilion, OH, 44089 Flowers may be sent to Lakeview Baptist Church the day of the service and the family suggests memorial contributions to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or Wounded Warrior Project, P. O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516 . Online condolences may be made at

Service Information

2:00 pm
Friday, November 12, 2021
Lakeview Baptist Church
591 Ferndale Avenue
Vermilion, Ohio, United States
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