Deloris Ann McCrum Lowther


Deloris Ann McCrum Lowther, 75, a resident of Dailey, passed from this life Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, at home. She had been in her usual health, and death was unexpected.

Deloris was born Monday, July 20, 1942, in Hendricks, a daughter of the late Luther McCrum and Mary Edith Ketterman McCrum.

On June 27, 1971, in Hyattsville, Maryland, she married Charles Grant Lowther Sr., who survives.

Also left to cherish her memory are three children, Cindy Sims and husband, Charles “Corky,” of Mechanicsville, Maryland, Charles Grant Lowther Jr. and wife, Marnie, of Jessup, Maryland, and Joshua Matthew Adam Lowther of Dailey; six grandchildren, John, Christopher, Sean, Alijah, Mackenzie and Caleb; three great-grandchildren, Schyler, Killian and John; and four siblings, Jeanette Bishoff of Parsons, Karen Cross of Oregon, Connie Wilkerson of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and Charles Michael “Mike” McCrum of Parsons.

Preceding Deloris in death besides her parents were two siblings, Robbie and Paul McCrum.

Deloris was a 1961 graduate of Parsons High School. She had been employed as the director of Discovery Corner Daycare in Elkins. She enjoyed knitting and was an avid reader. Deloris loved children and caring for them. Deloris was a member of the Parsons Church of God.

Visitation will be held at the Hostetler Funeral Home Thursday from 5-7 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home Friday, Oct. 6, at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Dave Snyder and the Rev. Eli Hostetler will officiate. Interment will follow in Mountain State Memorial Gardens in Elkins.

The Hostetler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements for Deloris Ann McCrum Lowther. Send online condolences to the family at