Shirley B. Lowell
Shirley B. Lowell, 90, of Bethel, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 at Ledgeview Living Center, West Paris.
She was born in Greenwood on Sept. 9, 1922, the daughter of Forest and Annie Glover Merrill. Shirley married Linwood Lowell and was a housekeeper. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting, as well as playing bingo. Shirley was also a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Locke Mills.
She is survived by her children, Leslie and his wife Martha Bates of Turner, Mildred Chaloux and her husband Norman of Berlin, N.H., Robert Bates and his wife Elizabeth of Otisfield and Michael Bates and his wife Nancy of Brunswick; grandchildren, Dondi Record of Poland, Leslie (Sonny) Bates Jr. of Turner, Duane Bates of Turner, Darlene Miller of Laconia, N.H., Wayne Chaloux of Berlin, N.H., Patty Derosier of Danbury, N.H., Tim Chaloux of Berlin, N.H., Tammy Thomas of Otisfield, Shelley Boynton of Dixfield, Robert Bates Jr. of Dixfield, Shannon Bates of Rumford, Dori Potter and Kelly Nelson of Lewiston; and a sister, Pearl Lader of Clairmont, N.H.
She was predeceased by her husband, Linwood; her mother, Annie Glover Merrill Billings; her father, Forest Merrill; her sons, Stanley Bates, Linwood Bates and John Bates; her brothers, Roland Hatfield and Herbert Hatfield; and her sister, Reba Wilmot.
Online condolences may be shared with her family at www.chandlerfunerals.com.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 23, at Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Greenleaf Chapel, Bethel. Interment will be in the spring at Wayside Cemetery, West Paris.