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Beverly Howerton and Thomas Lowther married in 1981 and have two children, Kari and Ryan. Kari’s son, Gavin was born in 2012 and Ryan’s wife, Saranne joined the family in 2014. When you choose Thomas S. Lowther Funeral Home to memorialize and celebrate the life of your loved one, you truly get the dedication of our family serving your family during this difficult time. Ensuring your peace of mind, your loved one will never leave our care.

Thomas S. Lowther, a 4th generation Indian River County resident, is a graduate of Vero Beach High School Class of 1978. In 1981, he graduated from Miami Dade School of Mortuary Science. Tom is active in many civic organizations, including Sunrise Rotary Club Past President, Vero Masonic Lodge, Azan Shrine Club, and the Advisory Board for the Salvation Army. Tom was elected as an Indian River County Commissioner from 2002-2006 and served as Chairman of the Board in 2005. More recently he participated in Indian River County’s “Dancing with the Vero Stars 2015” in support of Indian River County Healthy Start Coalition. He was elected in 2014 and currently serves as a Commissioner on the Indian River County Mosquito Control Board, Vero Beach.

Beverly H. Lowther, a graduate of Vero Beach High School Class of 1978 and Indian River Community College, Fort Pierce, FL, earning an Associates Arts Degree. Beverly attended Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL, earning her Licensed Direct Disposer accreditation.

Kari R. Lowther, was born in Vero Beach and is a graduate of Vero Beach High School, Class of 2004. She received her CNA certification training from Indian River Community College, and went on to work in several of our local nursing homes. Kari joined the family business in 2006; working in all phases of the funeral home.

Ryan S. Lowther was born in Vero Beach and is a 2007 graduate of Vero Beach High School. He attended Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice with a Minor in Business. Upon graduation, Ryan enrolled in the Associate of Science Degree program at Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service, Decatur (Atlanta), GA, completing his studies in August of 2013. Ryan is a third generation funeral director; his paternal grandfather, a former graduate of the Dallas Institute-Gupton Jones College of Mortuary Science, Dallas, Texas and his father, a graduate of Miami Dade College of Mortuary Science.

Saranne Sisk Lowther is a 2009 graduate of Franklin County High School, Carnesville, GA. She had attended North Georgia College & State University, Dahlonega, GA, studying Nursing with a focus in Gerontology and is a Phi Mu Alumni. Saranne enrolled in the Associate of Science Degree program at Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service, Decatur (Atlanta), GA and completed her studies in August of 2013.

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