The Washington Times-Herald

September 28, 2013

Dora Rowe

June 21, 1922 - Sept. 26, 2013

The Washington Times-Herald

---- — Dora Rowe

June 21, 1922 - Sept. 26, 2013

BEDFORD — Dora Rowe, 91, died at 12:45 p.m. at Ketcham Memorial Center in Odon.

Born June 21, 1922, in Oolitic, she was the daughter of Noble and Frances (Stultz) Hackney.

She married Chester LeRoy Rowe on Jan. 31, 1940; he preceded her in death on May 19, 1985.

She was a retired insurance agent with Keach and Grove. She was a member of Avoca Baptist Church, American Legion Auxilary of Linton and AARP. She enjoyed playing bingo, camping, fishing and was an avid reader.

Surviving are her two daughters, Kay Wilson of Glendale, and Rita (Bruce) Burns of Odon; one brother, Marvin “Ned” Hackney of Bedford; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; one daughter, Peggy Ann; two sisters, Jewell Carmichael and Kathleen Lehman; two brothers, Conrad “Connie” Hackney and Jon Hackney; one great-great-grandson, Cordae Love.

Graveside service will be on Monday at 2 p.m. at Hilltop Cemetery in Avoca.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home

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