Janet Weatherby Lowery, age 68 passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Chandler Nursing Home in Chandler. She was born May 11, 1948 in Corsicana to G. H. and Shirley Weatherby.
Janet attended Southern Methodist University and East Texas State University where she graduated with a Bachelor's of Arts degree in English. She later returned to school and earned her Social Worker's license.
Her work in Social Welfare was so indicative of Janet's caring and generous personality. She was the most selfless person in the world and had the sweetest nature about her. She loved her family deeply and enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren throughout her life. She enjoyed reading books, watching movies, and working in the garden. Janet was a strong advocate for all animals and deeply loved her four legged friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother George Sterling Weatherby.
Janet is survived by her children, Jeffrey B. Thrasher and wife, Michelle of Frisco, Jonathan Thrasher of Tyler and Laura Thrasher Cochran and husband, Terry of Bullard; her grandchildren, Colt Thrasher, Alissa Carter, Thomas Chase Cochran and Jacob Luke Cochran. She is also survived by her nephew Wade Weatherby and wife, Tammy; cousins, John Goins, Atwell Goins and wife, Lesa, Blanche McKie Pipkin and husband, Steve, Mary McKie Dawson and husband, Mark, and Beverly McKie Duke, and sister-in-law Billie Weatherby. She was very loved and will extremely missed.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Oakwood Cemetery in Corsicana with Dr. Mark Luera officiating. Cremation is under the direction of Corley Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Project Paws at P.O. Box 407, Corsicana, TX 75151-0407.
An online guestbook is available at www.corleyfuneralhome.com and selecting the Janet Weatherby Lowery obituary.
Published on March 22, 2017