Growing up in her native
"I love what I do. I would not trade it," said Lowery, a beloved sales and service associate who has worked at
Lowery had just finshed high school when her grandparents sent her to
"I decided to come on over to
Lowery has served in various capacities at
On her first day at
Lowery, a mother of four and grandmother of six, is now one of three sales and service associates stationed in the lobby at
"Believe or not, many people still like the human interaction," Lowery said. "I have regular customers who come in. They know about my family; I know about theirs. It's just nice to be able to talk to people."
"She is really dedicated to her customers, her co-workers and to
Lowery's work ethic is also something to marvel.
"Juanita is one of the most dependable people I have ever worked with," Service Manager
For Lowery, retirement is not yet in the cards.
"I think about retirement sometimes, but I don't think about it for long," said Lowery, who says her
From her vantage point in the lobby, Lowery sees new associates as they come in for orientation. Her advice to them is simple and delivered in her signature down-home manner.
"Come to work and work hard!" she said. "That's what I have done for all these years."