Barbara Anne Rowe

August 9, 1938 ~ February 20, 2020 (age 81)


Barbara Anne Rowe


Barbara Anne Rowe was born August 9, 1938 in Jersey City, New Jersey to Robert and Gladys (Whitehead) Beattie. She passed away on February 20, 2020 at her home in Sheridan, Missouri at the age of 81.


Barbara was united in marriage to Kenneth Dale Rowe on October 31, 1958 in Suffern, New York. Barbara worked in food service for Department of Correction in St. Joseph, Missouri for many years. She also owned and operated 3 of her own restaurants through the years. Barbara loved art and loved to draw. She attended Sheridan Christian Church and was active in the Willing Workers Women’s Group. She loved to sing in church and played the harmonica.


Preceding Barbara in death were her husband Kenneth, parents and sister Gladys Millen.

She is survived by sons: William and Robert Rowe, both of St. Joseph, Missouri, daughters: Ramona Schneider of Oregon, Missouri, Gladys Rowe of Maryville, Missouri and Tina Land of Sheridan, Missouri; sister Mary Gesner, 12 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.


Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Monday, February 24, 2020 at the Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Home in Grant City, Missouri. Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 P.M. Sunday, February 23, 2020 at the funeral home. Cremation will follow services.

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