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Old Lowry – Stripling Clinic Building Undergoes Demolition

The former Dr. Maurice Lowry and Dr. Jack Stripling Clinic building was recently demolished for future plans by Little Caesars. 
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Article by W. Clay Crook-

To be honest, the building recently demolished near the corner of West Church Street and North Broad Street has been there for so long, that I couldn’t remember what it was.

Between the Advance Financial building and the old Bell Telephone building was a smaller structure that once started out as a residence, but for many years was the clinic for Dr. Maurice Lowry and Dr. Jack Stripling.
The Kirk family recently posted that “We owned the buildings (Little Caesars and the old clinic) for the past twenty years and recently sold them to the people that are operating Little Caesars. He plans to expand the parking lot and improve the Little Caesars building.”

Dr. Lowry’s obituary says, “Services for Dr. Maurice N. Lowry are Thursday, June 19, 1997, 10:00 a.m. at Pafford Funeral Home with burial in Lexington Cemetery. Dr. Lowry, who was 75, died Tuesday, June 17th, at his home here. He was a retired physician of Lowry-Stripling Clinic.”

The obituary for Dr. Stripling says, “Dr. Jack Clements Stripling, age 83, passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2015, at his home.”

“He was an active member of the First United Methodist Church and the Harry Orio Sunday School Class. He was a graduate of…

For the complete story, see the January 19th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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