Herman James Lowery was born April 23, 1959 in Birmingham, AL to the late Mr. James and Gracie Lowery. He quietly slept away into eternal rest on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at his home in Birmingham, AL. Herman confessed Christ at an early age and joined the Peace Missionary Baptist Church, Pratt City in Birmingham, AL. Herman was educated in the Birmingham City School System. His education began at McCaw Elementary School where he was an outstanding basketball player under the guidance of Coach Bruce Williams. He graduated from P.D. Jackson-Olin High School where he lettered on the football team and the basketball team. He was outstanding as tight end on the football team and earned the name “Captain Crunch” under Head Football Coach Robert Dickinson. Herman later attended Kentucky State University on a full athletic- scholarship and continued his football career for another four years as tight end for the Kentucky State University Thorobreds. He also pledged Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. while attending Kentucky State University. Herman graduated from Kentucky State University with a degree in Criminal Justice. Upon graduation, he joined CommonWealth of Kentucky. His career began in the Department of Corrections as a probation officer and he was later promoted to a Juvenile Court Counselor. He relocated to Birmingham, AL some years later and continued his career as a counselor for the TASC Program at UAB. Herman leaves to cherish his memories one daughter: Latasha Celeste Foster, Jersey City, New Jersey, two grandsons: Jordan Foster and Carter Foster, both of Jersey City, New Jersey, seven sisters: Bettie Wilder (Lonnie), Birmingham, AL, Etta Lowery, Grapevine, TX, Debra Brown (William), Tuskegee, AL, Everlene Magwood, Carolyn Lowery, both of Birmingham, AL; Teresa Patterson, Kennesaw, GA and Anita Lowery, Birmingham, AL, two brothers: Alvin Lowery (Michelle), Huntsville, AL and Dexter Lowery, Birmingham, AL, six nieces, five nephews, five great nieces, three great nephews, six aunts, two uncles and a host of other relatives and friends.
“I am the resurrection and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die." St. John 11:25-26