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Jerry Dean Lowder Sr.

RICHBURG -- Mr. Jerry Dean Lowder Sr., 64, of 517 Bernice Lane, died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, at his home.

Memorial services will be 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, at Center Grove Freewill Baptist Church, with the Rev. Robert E. Taylor Sr. officiating.

A native of Rock Hill, Mr. Lowder was a son of the late Frank Lowder and Clara Deese Lowder. He was a Marine Veteran of the Vietnam War and was the widower of Barbara James Lowder.

Surviving are his son, Jerry Dean Lowder Jr. of Fort Mill; two daughters, Annette Ford of Gaffney, S.C., and Tina Gilstrap of Richburg; five sisters; seven brothers; 15 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Elizabeth Ann Messer.

Memorials may be to Hospice and Community Care, P.O. Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731; The American Cancer Society, 128 Stonemark Lane, Columbia, SC 29210; or Center Grove Freewill Baptist Church, 600 W. North Main St., Waxhaw, NC 28173.

Fort Mill Funeral Home is serving the family.