Dorothy Ann Barber-Lowe
Born in Great Mills, MD on Aug. 11, 1938Departed on May 12, 2007 and resided in California, MD.Visitation: Saturday, May 19, 2007Mass of Christian Burial: Saturday, May 19, 2007Cemetery: Charles Memorial GardensDorothy Ann Barber-Lowe, 68, of California, MD died May 12, 2007 in St. Mary’s Hospital, Leonardtown, MD.Born August 11, 1938 in Great Mills, MD, she was the daughter of the late John Francis Barber and Mary Katherine Barber. She went to school at St. Peter Claver. Dorothy was a dedicated homemaker and she baby sat for many of the local neighbors’ kids. She worked in Annapolis, MD for a while, doing laundry work. Dorothy loved to go shopping and her hobbies where gardening in the front yard, where she always managed to grow luscious plants and beautiful flowers. Anyone who came by the house would always find her in the garden or sitting in one of her kitchen chairs in front of the TV set. She loved talking to her children and being able to see her grandchildren everyday. Dorothy was the type of woman who would help anyone in need to the best of her ability. This generosity she had endeared her to many. She will be truly missed by all who knew her. Dorothy leaves behind her cherished husband, William Lowe, Sr. and her lovely children, Delores Carter of Lexington Park, MD, William Lowe, Jr. of California, MD, brother, Joseph A. Barber of Lexington Park, MD, sister-in-law, Lola Smith, daughter-in-law, Audonna Bonds Lowe, son-in-law, Francis Carter, 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and a host of nephews and nieces, relatives and friends.In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by three children, Joyce E. Brent, Charles Cutchember, and Steven W. Lowe, siblings, Mary F. Barber-Biscoe, Agnes M. Barber (Ferbie), Lucille Barber-Nolan, Jeannette Barber Brooks, John Barber, Herman Barber, Leonard Barber, and Paul Barber.The family will receive friends on Saturday, May 19, 2007 from 9-10:00 a.m. in Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Lexington Park, MD, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Father Jack Kennealy will be the celebrant. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD.Serving as pallbearers will be Francis Carter, Rodney Carter, Wayne Carter, Thomas Scriber and Lloyd I. Jones, Jr. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be James K. Biscoe, Myron Woodland, Carnell Biscoe, and Leroy Biscoe.