Betty Slade Buchanan Lowe, 93, of Phoenix, NY, Pleasant Lake, and Clay, Passed away on Saturday May 4, 2013. Born to her late parents, Ethel May (DeBusy) and Harold W. Slade on Sept. 20, 1919. She received her bachelors degree from Oswego State College, and nearly earning her masters degree as well. Betty taught Art in the Jr. High and Elementary schools for Phoenix Central Schools. Betty was an accomplished artist, specializing in oil paintings. She enjoyed camping, hiking, world traveler, and loved her home on Pleasant Lake, Schroeppel. Predeceased by her husband, Robert G. Lowe on April 21, 2001. Surviving are her son, James R. and his wife Emily Buchanan of Minoa; three grandchildren, Andrew (Denice) Buchanan of N. Syracuse, Meghan Buchanan of E. Syracuse, Shauna Buchanan of N. Syracuse, one great-grandson, Aidan; and one great-grand daughter, Emmy. Services are where she was a member, in Liverpool First United Methodist Church on Thursday May 9, 2013 at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Beth Quick officiating. A calling hour will be from 1 to 2 p.m. in the church prior to the service. Contributions to: Liverpool First United Methodist Church, 604 Oswego St., Liverpool, NY 13088. Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix has charge of arrangements.