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MSM Mourns the loss of Mrs. Evelyn Lowery
The Morehouse School of Medicine joined the Atlanta community in mourning the loss of Evelyn Lowery, the wife of civil rights leader Joseph E. Lowery who died overnight in her Atlanta home. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Lowery family during this time of loss.
Evelyn Lowery, the wife of civil rights leader Joseph E. Lowery, died overnight in her Atlanta home.
She was 88.
Lowery, the founder of SCLC/W.O.M.E.N. (Women’s Organizational Movement for Equality Now), suffered a stroke on Sept. 18 and had been hospitalized for a week. She returned home from the hospital on Wednesday, after doctors told the family that her condition would remain critical.
For additional information regarding this heartbreaking event, please visit www.ajc.com.