Carol Mae Lowing of Dacula, GA passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at the age of 82. She was born in Chicago, IL on August 24, 1935 and was happily married to Arthur Richard Lowing for 55 years. Carol was a loving wife, mother, aunt and grandmother. She was the embodiment of a good friend and a second mother to many. She was passionate about keeping family close and loved to brag about her children and grandchildren. Highly involved in local and national politics, Carol was a true patriot and a lifetime volunteer. She is preceded in death by her parents, Cornelius and Gertrude Ryerson; her loving husband, Arthur Richard Lowing, and her daughter, Kathleen Ann Lowing-McLaughlin. She is survived by her brother, Don Ryerson; her daughters, Debbie Lockwood, and Patti Baker; son-in-law, Mark Lockwood; her grandchildren, Michelle (Doug) Spears, Amy (Matt) Sewell, Brian (Shivani) Lockwood, Jenny (fiance Trevor Gwillim) Baker, Melissa Baker, Brad Baker, and great-grand daughters, Mia, Ansley and Reagan Sewell, Julia Spears and Finley Lockwood; and several nieces and nephews. A Service of Remembrance for Carol will be held on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel in Lawrenceville. The family will receive friends from 2:30 to 4:30 with a memorial service in the Chapel at 4:30. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Lighthouse Family Retreat which serves families living through childhood cancer @ lighthousefamilyretreat.org or Freedom Alliance which provides scholarships for children of fallen or wounded military heroes @ freedomalliance.org. (Choose “Scholarship Fund” on the donation page)

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  1. Will miss you, little Sis, and all your funny, sometimes political, but always entertaining emails. I’ll be thinking about you during the next elections and miss your insights and “suggestions”.

  2. Sorry for your lost it’s always hard when losing a loved one John 5:25 helps to appreciate that there is hope for the dead and soon you will be able to see them again my thoughts and prayers are with your family

  3. We would only meet in person once. However are friendship grew through social media. You gave great advice and were in
    love with your family. I will miss your sweet comments. You have fought a great battle. Rest In Peace dear friend. May your children and grandchildren find peace and comfort as well.
    Love, Ann Brasher

  4. I had not seen Carol for quite some time. She was a good friend,
    nice person, and neighbor. We shared a lot of laughs together.

  5. A very special person has left us to follow a new journey. My Aunt Carol was a very special person although i was not able to see her as often as i wish i could have, The times that i did are full of great memories. I loved her wit , her humor, and especially the fact that she spoke her mind and she was steadfast in her beliefs. Thank you, Aunt Carol for being you! You will be missed. Our love and prayers are with the family. May you find peace knowing she is reunited with the loved ones that have left us. She will live on through our many fond memories!!!

  6. I wish to express my deepest and sincerest condolences to the family. Words alone cannot ease the pain when grieving the loss of a love one. The Bible provides comfort during these difficult times. Revelation 21:3-4 states, “And he(GOD) will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away”. May God give you comfort in your loving memories and in His promise that soon we will never experience losing our love ones we will be able to see them again once they are resurrected John 5:28-29. May these scriptures bring comfort and calmness of heart to you during the difficult days

  7. We didn’t often have the opportunity to spend time with Aunt Carol, but the memories that were created will warm our hearts until we get to see her again.

    We will keep your families in our prayers and may his peace be with you in this tough time.

  8. We are so sorry for your loss. Your mom was such a sweet, fun person and I know you have many happy memories of her. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

  9. GREAT GRANNY C! I still want to pick up the phone~ and hear her yell – “WHAT ARE YOU DOING?” She helped me through thick N Thin~ The Great was my 2nd mom & grandparent to my children. Dick & Carol were the neighborhood grandparents. She was interested in all. She was my PARMA ( Ohio) connection- and nick named me Parma Girl- WE had so many laughs, neighborhood pranks– GOOD memories! She even sang a duet with my husband ( you can easily guess who had the microphone in hand) at a party, with Dick grinning over her shoulder as if he was her stage manager! One time we ran into each other at the library, she had a stack of medical books in her hands- of course she was doing research for a neighbor that was diagnosed with cancer. Always ready to help… our thoughts are with your entire family. Jan & Gene

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