Virginia F. Rowe, 88, Middleport, formerly of Racine, passed away at 6:15 p.m. Friday, December 14, 2012, in the Overbrook Center, Middleport. Born September 1, 1924 in Frozen Camp, West Virginia she was the daughter of the late Charles and Alma Heizman Snyder. She was a homemaker.
She married John Rowe on April 19, 1945, in Alexandria, Louisiana, and he preceded her in death on March 19, 1977.
Surviving are two daughters, Brenda (Rod) Tuttle, Racine and Becky (Rodney Reeves) Davidson, Harrisonville; sons, John H. (Joyce) Rowe, Jr., Lebanon, PA, Roy Rowe, Racine, Jerry (Carolyn Brooks) Rowe, Racine, and Jay D. Rowe, Pendleton, Indiana; 13 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Jane Teaford, Syracuse; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by daughters, Donna Hawk and Judy Nelson; sons, Anthony Rowe and Ricky Rowe; sisters, Hazel Shain, Goldie Holman, Lucille Lawson and Evelyn Manuel; and brothers, Fred Snyder, Henry Snyder and Peter Snyder.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 18, 2012, in the Cremeens Funeral Home, Racine. Pastor Bill Marshall will officiate. Interment will be in the Letart Falls Cemetery. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.cremeensfuneralhomes.com.