Civil Rights Icon Rev. Joseph Lowery In Critical Condition After Suffering a Stroke
Wife of Civil Rights Icon Rev. Joseph Lowery In Critical Condition After Suffering a Stroke

BREAKING:  The wife of Civil rights icon Rev. Joseph Lowery, Evelyn Lowery, in critical condition in an Atlanta hospital after suffering a stroke.

In a statement issued by the family, Evelyn Lowery is in critical condition and is currently under-going treatment at an undisclosed hospital.

“As a family of faith, the Lowerys remain in prayer for their mother’s recovery,” the statement read. “Rev. Lowery remains by his wife’s side and asks for the community’s continued prayers.” Source: WSB-TV

[UPDATED 09/21/13]: “After many consultations with top medical experts, the Lowery family is saddened to learn that the stroke suffered by our beloved Evelyn has caused irreversible damage,” the statement read.

“As a family of faith, we remain by her side in constant prayer, knowing that God is in control, while also fully understanding her medical condition and that the team of experts have done all that they can do,” the statement continued. “Though she remains in critical condition, we are blessed that she is still with us.” Source: AJC