Martinsville, Virginia


Meet Diane Lowery

Meet a Martinsville Insider, Diane Lowery. Diane has been serving Martinsville-Henry County for 30 years in the healthcare field and has been working as an Admissions Coordinator at Blue Ridge Rehab Center since 1998. She resides in in Axton with her husband, Palmer Lowery, who is the pastor for Lone Oak Baptist Church in Axton. They have two sons, Drew and Brad, and six grandchildren. Diane enjoys serving in her church, spending time with the family following Magna Vista football and reading a good book. Here are her tips for enjoying Martinsville-Henry County, Virginia...  

What's the best part of raising a family in Martinsville-Henry County?

My husband and I raised our two sons in MHC, and they are both still here and raising their children here. Our schools here are great and there are many teachers in our systems who are committed to going the extra mile. The sports programs at our high schools are well ran and award winning. Henry County Parks & Recreation offers many opportunities for children to participate in sports of all types.

Tell us about your favorite place(s) to shop in Martinsville-Henry County.

Liberty Fair Mall has a good variety of stores under one roof. No going outside from store to store. They have big chain stores as well as privately owned shops. My favorite place to eat is Chick-Fil-A, and I can stop there to eat a wonderful chicken sandwich while shopping.

What is the most interesting tidbit about Blue Ridge Village?

Blue Ridge Rehab offers various levels of care on the same campus. Beginning with assisted living at Blue Ridge Manor to skilled care and long-term care at the Rehab Center. We have many dedicated, knowledgeable and caring employees ready and waiting to assist you.