February 25, 1934 ~ May 2, 2019

Born in: Asheville, NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Kathleen Loucreta Lowe Coxie, 85, of Asheville, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2019.

A native of Buncombe County, she was a daughter of the late Guy F. and Bertha Dickerson Lowe. She was also preceded in death by twelve brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Rev. Charles Coxie, two daughters, Lynn Robbins (Everett) of Clinton, SC and Charlene Powers (Mike) of Mauldin, SC; five grandchildren, Nathan Rhew (Tricia) of Asheville, Dustin Powers (Katie) of Myrtle Beach, SC, Fran Cheeks (Marcus) of Clinton, SC, Sherrill Robbins of Greenville, SC and Logan Tucker (Dillon) of Joanna, SC; six great-grandchildren, Allyson Rhew, Noah Powers, Chloe Wilson, Mason Cheeks, Savannah Reeder and Novaleigh Tucker as well as several extended family and friends.

Kathleen will forever be cherished and remembered as a faithful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, neighbor and friend. As Pastor’s wife, she was a devoted and avid member of the Open Door Cathedral and church always came first in her life. She loved to sing, and did so for many years as a member of The Journeymen and Kathleen.

A Funeral Service will be held at 12:00 PM on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at the Open Door Cathedral at Foster Seventh day Adventist Church (375 Hendersonville Road in Asheville). Burial will be held at 2:00 PM at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery. Her family will receive friends from 3:00-5:00 PM on Sunday, May 5 in the Chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian.

Flowers are appreciated, but for those who choose, memorial donations may be made to the Open Door Cathedral, attn: Pastor Charles Coxie, 375 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC 28803.


Funeral Service: May 7, 2019 12:00 pm

Open Door Cathedral (Foster Seventh day Adventist Church
375 Hendersonville Road
Asheville, NC 28803

Burial: May 7, 2019 2:00 pm

Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery
962 Old US Hwy 70
Black Mountain, NC 28711


Visitation: May 5, 2019 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704


Room: Chapel

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Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704


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  1. I love my aunt Kathleen. She will be missed. I know she’s with Jesus and her family. Prayers goes out to family and friends.

  2. Dear family, Jim and I want you to know that you are in our prayers and we know what a true woman of God Kathleen was and that she is now singing on the Hills of Glory and the Angles are haveing to stand back and listen because they could not compete with Kathleen. I knew her all my life and she was one of my most respected person. We love you all and know it want be long until we will all meet her again.

  3. My prayers are with you. We are all sad over our loss of our loved one. We know where she is. I pray Blessings for the family. God Bless all. Love all

  4. We are sad at her leaving us. I knew her for the biggest part of my life since I was 8 years old. She will always be a part of my life. Praying for the family.

  5. She was such a amazing woman and a woman I hope to be some day ! She is loved by anyone who talks to her she will be missed but she home and smiling walking the golden roads

  6. My prayers are with all of her family, I’ve loved her for many years, she loved the Lord 1st in her life, her dear family & her many friends. I’ve always admired her for her close walk with her Lord, her Godly life, her dedication to the church and her most beautiful voice. She will be missed so much by so many, know she now home with her parents & siblings she loved so. I can almost hear her singing in the choir and know it won’t be long untill we’ll be there with her to never be apart again. God’s comfort to each of her family I pray and Heaven is sweeter today…Amen.!!!

  7. My prayers to all of her family, may God bring comfort and peace each day ahead of you. I loved her so, admired her Godly walk with the Lord, her faithfulness, her beautiful voice and the many times she would sang ” God Walks The Dark Hills” for me. Truly Heaven is sweeter now than before God took this “Rose ” from us. But we shall be there soon as our Jesus is coming for His Bride soon.

  8. Lord has another sweet saint at home! There are so many memories that Bruce and I have with Kathleen. My fondest is when as a teenager she came to me on Sunday asking if I wanted to go I tell altar. That is an image that forever lived in me til I finally accepted the Lord as Saviour. Bruce of course remembers traveling with them on the road. I also have her to thank for encouraging me about Bruce. Kathleen we miss you and looking forward to seeing you soon!

  9. I remember Mrs. Kathleen from their group, The Journeymen and Kathleen. I have great memories of services as a child. My parents were saved under their ministry. Mr. Charles and his family are in our prayers.

  10. Praying for Kathleen’s family during your sorrow. Kathleen had prepared for this time many years ago and lived a life that was a witness to others. She was a blessing to know.

  11. Please know we are saddened to hear of Kathleen’s graduation to her new home. Even though it was the desire of her heart, it is heartbreaking to those left behind. Rest assured we will see her again. We are praying for the family that God will wrap His arms around you and comfort you. We love you all.

  12. Please know we are saddened to hear of Kathleen’s graduation to her new home. Even though it was the desire of her heart, it does not ease the pain in the hearts of those left behind. Rest assured we will see her again. We are praying God will wrap His arms around the family and comfort you all. We love you.

  13. I have known Kathleen many many years my heart is broken I love them with all my heart and we will be in heaven together that will be a glorious day she will be shouting on the Hills of Glory what a beauty her eyes will see when she walked through the Gates of Glory love Martha Gann.

  14. It was a pleasure to know Kathleen, she would brighten my day whenever I would see her. She will be missed. I am praying for your family.

  15. We are saddened by Kathleen’s passing. Our prayers are with the family at this time. We rejoice at her homecoming and know she is resting in the arms of our Savior. She will forever sing with the angels. May God give you His comfort.

  16. As a small child I have memories of Kathleen, always gracious and sweet, the voice of an Eagle but so tiny, she taught her girls the right values, when you pass from this earth you leave behind memories for your friends and love ones Kathleen’s journal is surely full, to her family I send love and prayers and to her in heaven I say a job well done.

  17. I always enjoyed seeing Mrs. Coxie when she’d come for her appointments. She was always so very kind and had a ready smile. My prayers are with her family at this most difficult time.

  18. Mr Deepest Sympathy to you all at this sad time. If ever there was one to enter Heaven. It was Kathleen. May the Love and comfort of Jesus be with you during this sad time. My love and prayers are with you all.

  19. I’m so sorry for your loss i love you all with my heart i pray that God will give you peace and put his arms around and help you through this.my heart is broken I’ll will miss her sweet Singing I told when i die I wanted her to sing he will hold to my hand over death river will go .will god held her hand over death river will go thank you jesus praise she made it.

  20. So sorry for your loss but it was heavens gain, We are praying for you all. It is hard to loose the ones you love the most, We pray Gods comfort for you all.

  21. I’m very sorry to hear about your loss of a very sweet Christian lady. She will be missed by all of her family and friends.

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