DOROTHY LOU ROWE
Evansville, IN. – Dorothy Lou Rowe, 77, of Evansville, Indiana passed away on Monday, May 13, 2019 at her home.
Dorothy was born on September 21, 1941 in Clintwood, Virginia to the late Thurston Bowman and Grace (Potter) Sykes.
Dorothy was a homemaker until she became disabled. She lived in Elkhorn City, Kentucky for 34 years before moving to Evansville with her daughter due to an illness. She loved her children and grandchildren. She passed away while on hospice care with Kindred Hospice who made sure she had the best care for 8 months of her life.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Ernest Rowe; son, Samuel Gentry; step-father, Earl Sykes; grandson, Steven Rowe; brothers, Adam Sykes, Roger Sykes, James Sykes.
Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Patricia Adkins of Evansville, IN; grandchildren, James Rowe of Evansville, IN; Samuel Gentry Jr. of Rochester, IN; David Gentry of Rochester, IN; Anthony Wade Gentry of Fort Payne, AL; Rachel Ann Gentry of Fort Payne, AL; siblings, Linda Shortt of Anna, IL; Jerry Sykes of Vandergrift, PA; Greg Sykes of Elkhorn, KY; 7 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Simple Cremation Evansville is entrusted with care.
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