JEFFERSON - Frank Lamar Stowe, 84, passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2013.
He was born in Martin, the son of the late Willie Gordon and Gladys Mosley Stowe. Mr. Stowe was an A&P Grocery Store Manager in Decatur, and a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was a successful builder and developer and an active member of the Union Baptist Church. Mr. Stowe was preceded in death by a brother, Leroy Stowe.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Carnes Stowe, Jefferson; daughters and son-in-law, Cindy and Steve Jennings and Stephanie O'Shields, all of Suwanee; stepsons and wives, Derek and Tracy Gilbert, Beaufort, S.C., and Robbie and Brandy Gilbert, Atlanta; sister, Mary Payne, Cumming; grandchildren, Hunter Austin O'Shields, Bailey Dean O'Shields, Jessica Lynn Jennings, Chelsea Marie Jennings, and Shelby Brooke Jennings; step-grandchildren, Mary Katherine Gilbert, Tommy Gilbert, Matthew Gilbert, Mark Gilbert and Annabel Gilbert.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 18, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home with the Rev. Tony Powers officiating. The burial will follow in the Evans Memory Gardens with Leroy Garner, Larry Ross, Hunter O'Shields, Bailey O'Shields, Derek Gilbert, Robbie Gilbert, Stephen Gaynes, Jeffrey Gaynes, Ted Maddox, William Ward, Greg Berryman, Randy Wright, Steve Berryman, Tom Henderson, Don Wilson, Dennis Pruitt, Charlie Garner, Frank McGowan, Jason Freeland, and Marty Clark honored as pallbearers.
Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to the Union Baptist Church.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com