Monroe County schools director dies

Monroe County schools director dies (Image 1)
Monroe County schools director dies (Image 1)

MADISONVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Michael Lowry, the director of Monroe County Schools, has died.

Assistant Director of Schools Tim Blankenship posted a statement on the district's website saying Lowry passed away on Tuesday.

A cause of death was not disclosed.

WBIR-TV reports Lowry served as an educator in Monroe County for almost 40 years. Blankenship said Lowry was a family man and loved to farm.

The statement asked people to keep his family in their prayers “as they cope with the untimely loss of a husband and father.”

Blankenship said he will post information about funeral arrangements when they are completed.

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