Barbara S. Rowe passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2013, in Mountain Home, Ark. She was born Dec. 3, 1949, in Kokomo, the youngest daughter of Robert and Esther Staton.
Barb graduated from Kokomo High School in 1968. She had recently completed 20 years of employment with Walmart. She had lived and worked for Walmart in Westfield and Melbourne, Fla., and had planned to retire March 31 from the Mountain Home store. Her retirement plans were to return to Kokomo.
Barb is survived by her two sons, Jason Rowe, Mountain Home, Ark., and Adam (Tonya) Rowe, Kokomo; sister, Beverly (Buzz) Michael, Kokomo; grandchild, Danielle Clark, Kokomo; great-grandchildren, Zavion Clark and Kameron Clark, both of Kokomo.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at New Hope Church with Pastor Mike Sawyer officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer memorial contribution be made to a local animal shelter.
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