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Eugene Lowry Fowlkes

October 8, 1932 — October 18, 2015

Eugene Lowry “Boo” Fowlkes, 83 of Burkeville, VA passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2015. He was born in Prince Edward County to the late James H. and Mabel Elliott Fowlkes on October 8, 1932. He lived in the same house he was born in all his life and as an adult he worked on the family tobacco farm. As a teenager he was an accomplished baseball player at Farmville High School. He was an avid quail hunter and always had a huge garden that was shared with his family and community. He was a member of Bagby Memorial Baptist church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers; Julian G. Fowlkes and Robert E. Fowlkes.

He is survived by his brother; James W. Fowlkes (Charlean) of Burkeville, VA, Sisters in law; Shirley N. Fowlkes, Jean G. Fowlkes both of Burkeville, 8 nephews and 2 nieces.

A graveside funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 2:00PM in Trinity Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 from 6:00PM – 8:00PM at Puckett Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Bagby Memorial Baptist church, 1215 Grape Lawn Rd, Burkeville, VA.

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