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Lowery Cemetery, East of Childers, Nowata County, Oklahoma

East of Childers Store
Located across the road on William Reynolds place
The Lowery House was being torn down - in front of it under tallest cedar, are 3 graves completely hidden, but fenced
Pictures taken October 1989
By Jeannie Inman


Lowery Cemetery - October 1989
See roof of house torn down. Cemetery is in front of the house to the left.
According to Mr. and Mrs. Reynolds, the flooded river prevented the burial at the Martin Cemetery, that was why they were buried at home.

Lowery Cemetery
October 1989
Big cedar to the right covers the graves.

Lowery Cemetery
October 1989

Lowery Cemetery
October 1989
Bessie Jones, mother of Jeannie Inman, stands in front of the tall monument of Austin Lowery and to her left is hidden - barely visible, round marker of his wife.

Austin Lowery is the son of Anderson Pierce Lowery/Lowrey.
Born 22 April 1849
Died 19 October 1890
Husband of Sarah "Sallie" Coker, d/o Randolph and Minerva Forrester Coker...Courtesy of Sharlee Farrell.

Lowery Cemetery
October 1989
Bessie Jones, mother of Jeannie Inman sits in front of Austin Lowery's marker, beside him, hidden by a tree is Mrs. Lowry and to Bessie's front is childs marker. Jeannie thinks although she was told it was one of the Lowery's mother, (his she thinks).

Lowery Cemetery
October 1989
Bessie Jones, mother of Jeannie Inman holds back branches from the cedar tree and uncovers Mrs. Lowery's marker. Notice barbed wire fence surrounding the graves.

Sarah Sallie Coker
Born 15 February 1861
Died at age 43, about 1904...Courtesy of Sharlee Farrell

Lowery Cemetery
October 1989
Bessie Jones was 4' 8 1/2" tall. She touches Austin Lowery's monument under her arm between the trees is Mrs. Lowery's marker, (not visible here).

 

 

 

 

 

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