Thomas Eugene "Gene" Lowery, 54, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday April 16, 2014. Gene was a native and lifelong resident of Catoosa County. Gene was a true public servant having worked with the Catoosa County Sheriffs Department for many years until being elected as Probate Judge 10 years ago. Judge Lowery was a member of Peavine Baptist Church where he served on the Deacon Board, Sunday School teacher, and sang with the Pipeline Quartet. Survivors include his loving wife of 30 years, Sandy Moore Lowery; daughter and son-in-law, Casey (Danny) Plunkett, Ringgold; son and daughter-in-law, Steven (Katie) Lowery, Ringgold; parents, Jerry and Judy Pharr Lowery, Ringgold; brother, Bill (Sharone) Lowery, Ooltewah; sister, Chareen (Steve) Humble, Ringgold; granddaughter, Avery Plunkett. Visit www.heritagefh.com to share condolences with the family. Memorial contributions may be made to Peavine Baptist Church, Next Generation Building Fund, PO Box 40, Rock Spring, GA 30739. Funeral services will be 5 p.m. today, April 19, at Peavine Baptist Church with Dr. Stephen Anthony officiating. Private Interment will be in Peavine Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from 3-5 p.m. today. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Arrangements by Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.