Edna Josephine Lowrance was born on March 14, 1931 in Campo, Colorado to parents, Orval “S.O” and Nettie May Knowles Hiatt. She died on October 14, 2019 at her home in Hermiston, Oregon at the age of 88 years. Edna was raised and attended schools in Nyssa, Oregon. She attended Payette Beauty College and then Missionary Baptist Seminary where she earned her bachelor degree and her masters in Bible Languages. Edna was united in marriage to William “W.S.” Lowrance on July 31, 1952 in Nyssa, Oregon. She was a homemaker and an accomplished seamstress. Edna was an active member of the Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Hermiston, Oregon and loved sharing the word of the Lord with others. She enjoyed sewing, reading her Bible and books, playing games with her family, playing cutthroat pinnacle, crafts, traveling, crossword puzzles, cooking, canning and making preserves.
She is survived by her daughters: Carol Brendle and Barbara Johnson & her husband, Ken; sons: William Lowrance & his wife Loretta, Stacey Lowrance & his wife Becky; brothers: Jim, Les, Galen, Clayton & Danny Hiatt; 18 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Edna was preceded in death by her husband: W.S. Lowrance, her parents, and brothers: Willis, Dewayne and Everet Hiatt.
A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at Landmark Missionary Baptist Church, 125 E. Beech St., Hermiston, Oregon.
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