In Memory of Leah Lowther





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Leah Lowther

Leah Kay Lowther, age 48 passed away May 13, 2020 peacefully in her home after a long battle with cancer. She was born June 29, 1971 the daughter of the Donald Ray Lowther Sr. and Barbara Catherine Turney and the step daughter of Richard Melvin Turney. Leah entered this world fighting and she left this world still fighting. She could make friends with anyone and never knew a stranger. Some of Leah’s pastimes included spending time with her family and friends, making crafts for them, and playing bingo. She enjoyed spending her winters in Florida where she made many more friends. Leah worked in fast food for many years. She had also been a faithful member of the former Booth-Union UMC. Leah had a contagious smile and was a joy to be around. Leah is survived by her mother and step father, Barbara and Richard Turney of Morgantown, one sister and spouse, Mary and Greg Teets of Morgantown, one brother Donald Ray Lowther Jr. of Morgantown, one step sister Jennifer Turney of Ohio, one step brother Brad Turney of Ohio, one niece Emily Teets of Morgantown, one nephew Sammy “Boy” Teets of Morgantown, one great niece Isabella Mayen of Morgantown, one uncle and spouse Delmar and Sue Lowther Jr., and two aunts Diane and Linda Carder and her spouse Charles. Leah was preceded in death by her father, Donald Lowther Sr., her grandfather and grandmother, Delmar Lowther Sr. and Katherine Lowther, her grandfather and grandmother, John and Gladys Hoke. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Leah’s Aunt Mary Pearl McCoy, Tammy Cole, and the nurses at Stonerise Healthcare for their loving care to Leah. Friends and family visited Leah one last time at her funeral service May 16, 2020 at McCulla Funeral Home and her burial that followed at Beverly Hills Cemetery that was officiated by Pastor Janice Smith. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to Brookhaven United Methodist Church in Leah’s name. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McCulla.com