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Virginia Rose RowePassing: July 9, 2012


Chastain Funeral Home

Friday,Jul.13,2012, 10:30 am


Chastain Funeral Home

Thursday,Jul.12,2012, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Friday,Jul.13,2012, 09:30 am - 10:30 am


Cresthaven Memory Gardens


MITCHELL Virginia Rose Rowe, 89, passed away at 4:45 p.m. Monday, July 9, 2012, at IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born July 30, 1922, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Ralph and Omia (Mitchell) Alexander. She married M. L. Jack Rowe September 2, 1958, in Long Beach, California.

Virginia was secretary and treasurer for the Rowe Evangelistic Ministries and Radio Voice of Jesus Corp.- Non Profit since 1978. She traveled with the ministry to Australia, Tonga Islands, Pacific, and England. Virginia would teach women’s groups during the revivals conducted by her husband throughout the 43 states since 1980. She was affiliated with the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel in Los Angeles, California, where her husband was ordained. Virginia received the Lord Jesus at the early age of eight and later received the infilling of the Holy Spirit.

Rev. Rowe, missionary evangelist, hosts the Pathway of Life program over Salem, Indiana, WSLM and WHAN Channel 17 Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 8:30 a.m.

She is loved and survived by her husband,
M. L. Jack Rowe, Mitchell
Shirley Mitchell, Augusta, Georgia
Darryl Rowe, Campbellsburg
Helen Kern, Bedford
Alice Jones, Linton
Rhea Foster, Bedford
sister in law,
Doris Alexander, Bedford
5 grandchildren
4 great grandchildren
7 nieces
6 nephews

She was preceded in death by her parents; sons, Kenneth Booker, Robert Booker, and an infant son; sister, Betty Pace Clark; and brother, Everett Alexander.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 13, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Rev. Russell and Dessie Seibert of Leitchfield, Kentucky, and Rev. Ronnie and Rita Roberts of Providence, Kentucky officiating. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Friends may call from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home.

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16 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: karmen Caruso | Mitchell, IN
    Date: August 8, 2012
    Jack I just read about Virginia and am so sorry to hear of your loss. Karmen Caruso
  2. Guest: Roger Dean Jennings | Lebanon, VA
    Date: July 16, 2012
    It is hard to loose the ones we love so much.We will keep them alive in ours hearts forever.
  3. Guest: Karen Lewis | Garberville, CA
    Date: July 16, 2012
    Grandma was a caring woman who loved her family. My condolences to all who are grieving her loss. We will miss you Grandma.
  4. Guest: Perry Corn | Lafayette, CO
    Date: July 16, 2012
    If you look at Darryl, you automatically assume Virginia Rowe did things correctly! Thank you, Mrs. Rowe, for all you gave us!
  5. Guest: Henry & Shirley Mitchell | Augusta, GA
    Date: July 15, 2012
    Mom, We will miss you and we will never forget how giving and caring you were. Love from Mitch your son-in-law and Shirley your daughter.
  6. Guest: Kim Richardson | North Augusta, SC
    Date: July 15, 2012
    She belongs to the Lord now. Bless you, her family, and may you hold on to those dear memories of her.
  7. Guest: Susan Davis | Evans, GA
    Date: July 15, 2012
    Dear Shirely and family, You are in our thoughts and prayers. Thank God for women like your Mom who love the Lord and live their life for God each and every day. I know that she is an inspiration to you. God Bless You and your family always. Love always, Susan and Ben
  8. Guest: Judy Stevens | Mitchell, IN
    Date: July 13, 2012
    Dear Jack & families - You have lost someone so special but you have the most wonderful memories to draw on.. She was a great lady & now the Good Lord has another angel waiting on you.. Prayers & peace that passes understanding to you all..
  9. Guest: Larry and Cheryl Mitchell | Evans, GA
    Date: July 13, 2012
    Grandma Rowe was a very sweet, kind and loving woman. Prayers go out for all who loved and cared for her.
  10. Guest: Melina Endris | Noblesville, IN
    Date: July 13, 2012
    Darryl, So sorry for your loss.
  11. Guest: Christopher Vaught | Bloomington, IN
    Date: July 12, 2012
    My thoughts and condolences are with your family during this time of grief. May you all find the strength and courage to get through the days ahead.
  12. Guest: Kris Terrell (formerly Edge) | Gosport, IN
    Date: July 12, 2012
    I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and yours. ^i^
  13. Guest: Katy Geene | Albuquerque, NM
    Date: July 12, 2012
    So Sorry for your loss. You will be in my thoughts.
  14. Guest: Erin M. Sullivan | Knoxville, TN
    Date: July 12, 2012
    I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. You're in mine and Mary's thoughts.
  15. Guest: Roy & June Lamb | Bedford, IN
    Date: July 11, 2012
    Helen and family Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  16. Guest: Annie Burgin | Charlestown, IN
    Date: July 10, 2012
    You are in my thoughts and prayers. So, so, sorry for your loss.