Mary Ruth Lowery Eison, 84, of Salem died January 25, 2010. She was a dedicated housewife who loved her family. Her church membership was at Salem Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by parents Logan and Bertie Lowery, husband John E. Eison Jr. and brothers Littleton Lowery, Kimball Lowery and Reg Lowery. Survivors include her son John M. Eison; daughters Cheryl Eison and Lynn White; brother Pete Lowery and wife Edna; grandchildren Halley White, Nicklas White and Shelby Fronk; and many nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, January 28, at 10:30 a.m. at Sherwood Memorial Park. Online condolences to the family may be made at johnmoakey.com.