Joyce B. Lowe

Published 10:52 am Monday, August 17, 2020

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SEDLEY — Joyce Bradshaw Lowe, 81, passed away on Aug. 16, 2020, in the East Pavilion.

Joyce B. Lowe

She was born on July 24, 1939, to the late Robert O. Bradshaw and Daphine W. Bradshaw, and was also predeceased by a baby sister, Ellen Gayle Bradshaw; and a brother, Robert Wayne Bradshaw.

Joyce was a lifelong resident of Southampton County. She was a graduate of Southampton High School and attended Paul D. Camp Community College in the ’70s.

Joyce worked for as the Clerk of the Court for Southampton County, and later was director of senior citizen’s groups that met at four locations each week. She loved people and made many friends.

Joyce was a member of Black Creek Baptist Church, a member of the adult choir and nursery director for many years.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Sedric F. Lowe; a daughter, Gayle L. Gray (Doug); a son, Robert Sedric “Bob” Lowe (Trisia); four grandchildren, Kimberly G. Bratton (Brian), James Robert “Bobby” Lowe (Crystal), Kelly G. Joyner (Brian) and Rebecca L. Geary (Shawn); two great-granddaughters, Leah C. Geary and Olivia G. Lowe; a sister, Betty B. Galloway; two brothers, David W. Bradshaw and Gary N. Bradshaw; a sister-in-law, Thelma L. Raiford; and 19 nieces and nephews.

A private graveside service will be held with Pastor Richard Inman officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to Black Creek Baptist Church Music Ministry, 34163 Vicksville Road, Franklin, VA 23851