Human Rights/Women’s Advocate Succumbs

September 30, 2013 in News, Obituaries, Top Stories

By David Stokes/NNPA
Special To The Mississippi Link

After suffering a massive stroke and its debilitating effects for over a week, Mrs. Evelyn Gibson Lowery, wife of civil rights leader Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, and founder and board chair of SCLC/WOMEN (Women’s Organizational Movement for Equality Now), Inc., died last week in her southwest Atlanta home upon leaving a local hospital after doctors asserted there was nothing more medically that could be done for her…