Doris J. Lowe, 86, of Cabery passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at Evenglow Inn of Pontiac. Funeral services were held Monday, June 20, 2022 at Kempton United Methodist Church at 11:00 a.m. A visitation was held two hours prior to the service, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Burial followed in Broughton Cemetery, rural Emington, Illinois. Calvert & Martin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Doris was born November 17, 1935 in Emington, Illinois, the daughter of Fred and Lucy (Haag) Lambert. She married Robert “Bob” Lowe on September 4, 1954 in the Kempton United Methodist Church. He preceded her in death on November 14, 2019. She is survived by her children: Deb (Don) English of Kempton, Illinois; David (Audrey) Lowe of Saunemin, Illinois; Daphne (the late Brad) Wepprecht of Reddick, Illinois; Dean (Tammy) Lowe of Kempton, Illinois; and Robin (Bruce) Oldfather of Saunemin, Illinois. Eighteen grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and two on the way; her stepsister, Shirley (Steve) Zeller; a brother-in-law, Terry (Shirley) Wagner; a niece and nephews also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents; two granddaughters, Hillary and Amber Wepprecht; a sister, Donna Wagner; her sister-in-law, Ena Margaret Kemp; and brother-in-law, Richard Kemp Sr. Doris was a member of the Kempton United Methodist Church. She was very active in UMW. She was a Sunday and Bible School teacher. She was a counselor with the Methodist Youth Fellowship. She sang in the church choir and the Community Chord Chorale. She was a waitress at the Dew Drop Inn in Emington for several years. She retired from RR Donnelley. Doris loved to garden. She was an avid reader. She was a regular blood donor, and received a pin for donating five gallons over the years. She was into family history and genealogy. She was active in the Cabery/Kempton high school reunions. She enjoyed camping trips with the family, especially to Rensselaer, Indiana. She was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great – grandmother and aunt. The family would like to thank Evenglow Inn for their love and the care they took with Doris over the last two-and-a-half years. Memorials may be made to Kempton United Methodist Church or Evenglow Inn. This obituary may be read and guestbook signed at: or on our Facebook page.