John Aaron Lowe, 56, of Blackshear, passed away late Tuesday night, February 11, 2020, at the Hospice Satilla Hospice House in Waycross.

Born in Waycross, February 7, 1964, he had lived in Ware and Pierce Counties all of his life. He had been a heavy equipment operator for T. & M. Forestry for the last 11 years and had worked in construction prior to entering the Timber business. He enjoyed going to the races/tractor pulls and riding dirt roads but the thing he enjoyed most was just working.  He was of the Baptist faith.

He was a son of the late Ocie Clark Jr. and Nada Lou Wall Lowe.  He was also preceded in death by an infant son, Christopher Lowe; a sister, Daisy Smith and by his brother, Buddy Lowe.

Survivors include his wife, Petresa Bennett, Blackshear; his daughter, Jessica Lowe, Waycross; two sons, Tyler Ticefelt and Neal Carr, both of Blackshear; four sisters, Teresa (John) Boatright, Blackshear, Rebecca (Mike) Barber and Maryann (Jerry) Lott, both of Alma and Loree Crews, Waycross; a sister-in-law, Elizabeth Lowe, Blackshear; three grandchildren, Caleb Raulerson, William Burney and Kaylee Mare Callaway; 12 nieces and nephews, Clark, Cale, Brad, Matt, Julie, Erica, Hope, Lyndsay, David, Little John, Jonathan and Jacob; and several other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at the funeral home. 

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, from the Pearson-Dial Chapel.

Interment will be in the Waters Cemetery.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at

Pearson-Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

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