Opal Mildred "Sweet Pea" Lowery

February 11, 1933 - June 22, 2018
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Opal Mildred Lowery “Sweet Pea”- age 85, of Knoxville passed away Friday, June 22, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Herman R. Lowery; sons, Billy Ray and Gene Lowery. Survived by sons, Glenn, Donnie, Robert Lowery; daughters, Phyllis Cardwell and Sandy Eslinger; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be 7:00 PM Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at Bridges Funeral Home with Rev. Tony Brewer and Rev. Randy Troutman officiating. Family and friends will meet 9:00 AM Wednesday at the funeral home and proceed to Asbury Cemetery for a 10:00 AM interment. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The family would like to offer a special thank you to Smoky Mountain Hospice and Debbie Brewer. The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 PM Tuesday at Bridges Funeral Home, 5430 Rutledge Pike, 865-523-4999.

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Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bridges Funeral Home


5430 Rutledge Pike, Knoxville, TN, 37924

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Service Information

Date: Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Time: 7:00 pm

Bridges Funeral Home


5430 Rutledge Pike, Knoxville, TN, 37924

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Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Time: 10:00 am

Asbury Cemetery


5100 Asbury Cemetery Road, Knoxville, TN, 37914

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Born: February 11, 1933
Died: June 22, 2018

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Mary Lee posted on 6/27/18

,B.J. We're very sorry for your and your family's loss Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all as you say your good _ byes for now. Sorry we didn't make the funeral services , but I was not feeling up to coming. Love you guys and we're praying for peace ,comfort and strength during the days, weeks, and months ahead.


bobbie bohanan posted on 6/25/18

tonya, so sorry for you loss. All of you will be in my prayers.


Wendy posted on 6/25/18

My heart breaks for you all love and prayers .. Love always Wendy


Glenda cameron posted on 6/25/18

Sandy I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom I will be praying for you and the family live u


tony brewer posted on 6/25/18

tony brewer


Wendy sweet posted on 6/25/18

love and prayers. So sorry for your loss


Shirley Mynatt Roberts posted on 6/24/18

So sorry for your loss.my prayer's are with you all. R.I.P Mildred Lowery ( Sweet Pea)


Carolyn Lee posted on 6/23/18

Thoughts and prayers are with the family.Sorry for your loss!


Joyce Williams posted on 6/23/18

Condolences to all the family. Remembering you in prayer.


Shirley Rose posted on 6/23/18

Many prayers to your family and loved ones - never easy to say goodbye or even see you in a little while. May Gods grace be sufficient in your time of sorrow. May God grant those left behind peace in their hearts and mind. Love and peace to you all! Shirley Rose Brown