Eugene George Lows

CENTRALIA — Eugene George Lows, 82, of Centralia, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018, at SSM Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.

Gene was born March 8, 1936, to Thomas and Wanda (Eaton) Lows. He married Phyllis Shadowens on June 13, 1964, in Carbondale and she preceded him in death on November 30, 2006.

Gene is survived by a son:  Kent Eugene Lows and wife Dr. Christa Lows of Atlanta, GA., two daughters: Amy Robbins and husband Matt of Centralia and Karla Lows of Houston, Texas; two grandchildren: Avery and Grayson Lows of Atlanta.

Gene was a medic for the US Army serving in Germany after World War II. He was a nurse at St. Mary’s Hospital for 40 yrs before retiring. He loved spending time with his family and friends and was a loving father and grandfather.

Funeral Services will be hed at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home with Pastor Matt Robbins officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park with Military Rites to be accorded.

Visitation will be from 12 p.m. till time of service Wednesday at the funeral home.

In Lieu of Flowers, memorials may be made to Hope Lodge and will be accepted at Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home 235 N. Sycamore Centralia Il.  62801 618-532-3523 who is honored to be of service to the Lows family.

Online condolences may be made by visiting sutherlandfuneralhome.com