John Rowe

Submitted by:  Cathy Shelley

Hillsboro Reporter; Thursday, March 27, 2003
Mr. John Robert Rowe, 80, of Laguna Park died Friday, March 21, at his
residence. He was born February 18, 1923 in Fort Graham in Hill County,
son of the late Lennis Marshall and Hila Ann Earl Rowe. He had been a
resident of Whitney since 1962. A Navy veteran of World War II, he was
em-ployed by the Corps of Engineers in Waco and at Lake Whitney for 30 years.
He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Clifton. He married
Flossie Nell Boiles December 30, 1960 in Waco. He was preceded in death
by seven brothers. Survivors include: his wife; one son, John David Rowe
of Boca Raton, Florida; one daughter, Lisa Smith and husband, Kevin, of
Spring; three sisters, Marie Carmichael and Autria Riddle, both of Hillsboro
and Adeline Dennis of Smith Bend; and two grandchildren. Funeral services
were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 23, at Marshall and Marshall Funeral
Directors Chapel in Whitney with Rev. Tom Beaty officiating Burial was
at Smith Bend-Coon Creek Cemetery in Bosque County. Memorials may
be made to First United Methodist Church, 303 South Avenue C, Clifton 76634.