Patricia “Pat” Lowery Junkins
1937 - May 1, 2023

Patricia “Pat” Lowery Junkins, age 86, of LaFayette passed away Monday, May 1, 2023.

She was preceded in death by her parents Reuben and Lula Wilson; husbands O’Neal Lowery and Gene Junkins; sisters Gaye Morris, Louise Knight, and Effie Brock; brother Cliff Wilson; and uncle James Morris.

Pat was the lunchroom manager at Center Post Elementary for 16 years until its closing. Following the school closing, she worked at West LaFayette Elementary and then at Gilbert Elementary until her retirement in 1998, at which time her grandson was born. She considered it a privilege to watch her two grandchildren while their parents worked.

She was an active member of Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church earlier as their pianist and co-director of activities. Pat was the booking manager for the Lowery Gospel Singers for ten years, after which she worked with her husband Gene Junkins in The Attic Shop in Trion, a job she greatly enjoyed.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in law Mike and Lorie Lowery; stepchildren Joyce Kime, Harry Junkins, and Hope Howard; grandchildren Chris, Karen, and Kimi Lowery; special step-grandson Christian Howard; five step-grandchildren; sister-in-law Irma Wilson; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday May 4, 2023, in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel.

Interment will be held at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday May 3, from 6 PM to 8 PM

Funeral Home in Charge

Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home
121 West Villanow Street
LaFayette, GA 30728
(706) 638-2222