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11Alive News has learned that Evelyn Lowery, wife of civil rights leader Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery, has been hospitalized in critical condition.

A family spokesperson says the 85-year-old Mrs. Lowery was admitted to a local hospital Wednesday night after suffering a stroke. Dr. Lowery and other family members are at her side.

The family issued this statement:

During the night time hours, Mrs. Lowery, wife of long time civil rights leader , Rev. Joseph Lowery, was rushed to a local hospital having suffered a stroke. She is in critical condition and is currently undergoing treatment.

As a family of faith, the Lowerys remain in prayer for their mother’s recovery. Rev. Lowery remains by his wife’s side and asks for the community’s continued prayers. 

A spokesman for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference says they have the Lowery family in their prayers.

article courtesy of 11Alive.com

Evelyn Lowery Hospitalized In Critical Condition After Stroke  was originally published on praisecleveland.com

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