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
According to Mr. and Mrs. Reynolds, the flooded river prevented the
burial at the Martin Cemetery, that was why they were buried at home.
Big cedar to the right covers the graves.
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.
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).
Bessie Jones, mother of Jeannie Inman holds back branches from the cedar
tree and uncovers Mrs. Lowery's marker. Notice barbed wire fence surrounding
Sarah Sallie Coker
Born 15 February 1861
Died at age 43, about 1904...Courtesy of Sharlee Farrell
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