Lowell Douglas Flanary

Date of Birth: 02/09/1944
Date of Death: 04/09/2018

Lowell Douglas Flanary, age 74, of Shelton Lane in Irvine passed away Monday, April 9, 2018, at the Marcum & Wallace Memorial Hospital.  He was born February 9, 1944 in Wise, Virginia and was the son of the late James Earl and Beulah Fleenor Flanary.  He was a retired school teacher with the Estill County School System and a member of the Wisemantown Methodist Church.  He was a Kentucky Colonel and a member of the Stafford 562 Masonic Lodge.  He is survived by:

His wife:  Lucy Arthur Flanary

1 Daughter:  Karen Flanary                Fayette Co.

1 Son:  Doug (Katrina) Flanary          Estill Co.

1 Grandchild:  Makenzie Flanary

5 Nieces and Nephews

A Brother in Spirit:  Larry Phoenix

He was preceded in death by 1 sister, Elizabeth Ann Stewart.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, April 13, 11 AM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Greg McClellan.  Friends may call between 6 and 9 PM Thursday at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home.

Due to cremation, in lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to:

Bulldog Room  c/o Mary Jo Obradovich  P O Box 751  Lynch, KY  40855

or

Wisemantown Methodist Church  c/o Nada Witt  254 Main Street  Irvine, KY  40336

Or

Stafford Lodge  c/o Buddy Joe Smyth  5 Creekside Trail   Ravenna, KY  40472

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Jeanette Shepherd (04/15/2018 7:35 pm)

So sorry to hear to hear about Lowell, thoughts and prayers to your family.

Terrie and Jeff Tate (04/13/2018 8:00 am)

We will always have fond memories of Coach Flanary. From being our driver's education teacher,class sponsor, and Jeff's assistant coach in the fall of 1974. His infectious smile and laugh will be missed. Our prayers are with Lucy and the whole family.

Judy Young (04/12/2018 5:06 pm)

Lucy, Doug and Karen, We are so sorry for your loss. Lowell was so precious, sweet and gentle. He always brought me an Egg & Cheese Biscuit from Hardee's to the school where Academic Competition was being held. I will miss him so much. Love, hugs and prayers to all of you. Love, Judy and Joe Young

Judy Crouch (04/12/2018 12:54 pm)

One of my best memories of high school was my drivers ed class with Mr Flannary.How he had the nerves to drive with us newbies at the wheel and never showed fear just patience. I'M SO SORRY Judy Crouch

Debra M. Dooley (04/12/2018 8:23 am)

Prayers to the whole family. So many fun memories at Lucy and Lowell's house. Super guy. He sure will be missed.

Cindy Snowden (04/12/2018 1:01 am)

Sorry to hear this Doug..he was a great man...

Sherrie Erwin Wiseman (04/11/2018 5:04 pm)

I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Flanary passing. Praying for the family.

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Paul and Darlene Tuttlef (04/11/2018 3:27 pm)

So sorry for your loss. Lowell was a real mentor. Prayers for your family from ours

Greg Horn (04/11/2018 1:56 pm)

The world has lost a FINE gentleman. Everyone who knew Mr. Flanary has a "Mr. Flanary story". And every one of them positive. My prayers for Lucy and family.

Floretta Thorpe (04/11/2018 11:01 am)

So Sorry Lucy. Prayers for the family!

Phillip Neal (04/11/2018 8:09 am)

Mrs. Flanary and family My prayers are with you during the passing of Mr Flanary. He was a favorite of mine in high school. Several times each day he’d make his way to the boys restroom. Always warning his with “boys put em out”. Had many great memories of a very great man.

Brenda Walton Birch (04/11/2018 6:40 am)

So sorry to hear this, prayers for the family, and also for Larry Phoenix, I remember them being close friends.

Shelia Gross (04/10/2018 10:46 pm)

so sorry for your loss you both structured so many lives over the years prayers for your family

Kenny Cole (04/10/2018 9:28 pm)

So sorry to hear this sad news. Praying for God’s peace and comfort for all the family and friends.

Rick &Von Moore (04/10/2018 9:19 pm)

So sorry Doug for your families loss

GlynnEtta Powell Martin (04/10/2018 9:03 pm)

Ole Bulldogs never die ...we will not let them in Lynch Kentucky and Lowell was a keeper ....He will live on in our hearts forever ... GlynnEtta Powell Martin from his Lynch High School Class 1964

Juanita T Hughes (04/10/2018 8:53 pm)

I wish the entire family Inner Peace and may God wrap his loving arms around each of you with the only comfort that can be given at a time of your Loss. I will always treasure the little Pin Oak tree he gave to me, while he and Larry were working on our house, it stands very tall now and will always remind me of Lowell. Prayers are with you all.

Kristy McKinney (04/10/2018 8:10 pm)

I had both Mr & Mrs Flanary As teachers in school. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Robbin H. Durbin (04/10/2018 7:48 pm)

So sorry for you lost. Loved Lowell very much. Will be Greatly missed

Yvette Ramsey (04/10/2018 5:18 pm)

Karen, I’m so sorry to hear about your dad. It’s never easy to lose someone so close.. I lost my dad a few months ago and I miss him every day. Remember the memories..prayers for you and the family. Love Yvette

Yvette Ramsey (04/10/2018 5:18 pm)

Karen, I’m so sorry to hear about your dad. It’s never easy to lose someone so close.. I lost my dad a few months ago and I miss him every day. Remember the memories..prayers for you and the family. Love Yvette

Shirley (Lacker) Nash (04/10/2018 5:12 pm)

Lucy, I am so very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. With sympathy, Shirley

Yvette Ramsey (04/10/2018 5:08 pm)

Karen, I’m so sorry to hear about your dad. It’s never easy to lose someone so close.. I lost my dad a few months ago and I miss him every day. Remember the memories..prayers for you and the family. Love Yvette

Virginia Rice (04/10/2018 3:52 pm)

Sorry to hear about your loss Lucy. Prayers for comfort for you and your family.

Paula (boian) Norris (04/10/2018 3:47 pm)

Sorry for your loss. Prayers

Eddie Barnes (04/10/2018 3:46 pm)

Sorry to hear of the passing of Coach Flanary. My thoughts and prayers will be with you.

Martha Spencer Campbell (04/10/2018 3:45 pm)

My thoughts & prayers are going up for all his family, friends and love ones.Mr flan wry was one of my teachers at EStill High.

Martha Spencer Campbell (04/10/2018 3:43 pm)



Carolyn Rawlins Miller (04/10/2018 3:43 pm)

So sorry to hear this sad news , Prayers for peace and comfort in the days ahead . 🙏🏻

Renee (04/10/2018 3:30 pm)

Lucy and family, I’m so sorry for your loss! I can still remember him teaching us drivers ed. Prayers for the entire family.

Kathy and Bryan Thompson (04/10/2018 3:23 pm)

Lucy and family, we are so sorry to hear of Lowell's passing. Prayers of comfort during this difficult time.

Jack & Marti Baldwin (04/10/2018 2:56 pm)

Thank you, Karen, for letting me know about your dad. We are praying for your family. Your family were the BEST NEIGHBORS ever.

Yvette Ramsey (04/10/2018 2:40 pm)

Karen, I’m so sorry to hear about your dad. It’s never easy to lose someone so close.. I lost my dad a few months ago and I miss him every day. Remember the memories..prayers for you and the family. Love Yvette

Becky Martin Dice (04/10/2018 2:39 pm)

Lucy , Karen, Doug and Family, So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all❤️🙏

Stella Baker (04/10/2018 2:29 pm)

Lucy, Glenn and I were so sorry to hear about Lowell's death. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers, my friend.

Diana & Winfred winkle (04/10/2018 12:58 pm)

Lucy and family - so sorry to hear of Lowell's passing. Please know, you are all in our thoughts and prayers.