Mrs. Evelyn Lowery Succumbs to Stroke

lowery(AURN) — The beloved wife of iconic civil rights leader Rev. Joseph Lowery has died.  Evelyn Lowery was critical since she suffered a stroke one week ago.  She was 85.

Her family thought she’d be more comfortable at home, and brought her back from the hospital on Wednesday.  Longtime family friend David Stokes confirmed that she died Thursday morning.

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