Barbara Ann Rowe Obituary

Barbara Ann Rowe

July 29, 1940 - August 22, 2018


Barbara Ann Rowe, age 78 of Zafra, Oklahoma, died, Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at Sparks Health System. She was born on Monday, July 29, 1940 to Thurman Edward and Hazel Bates Wagner in Mena, Arkansas. 

Barbara worked over 20 years at Aalf's in Mena before she retired. She accepted Christ as her savior and lived a good life. Barbara loved seeing friends at Wal-Mart and socializing. In her free time she enjoyed camping at the lake, crossword puzzles, and yard sales. She was very close with her family, and nothing made her happier then all her grandkids. Barbara was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend and will be missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her father, Thurman Wagner; her brother, Gerald Wagner and his brother in law, Chuck Mitchell. 

Barbara is survived by her husband, Chief Rowe of Zafra; her mother, Hazel Wagner of Fort Smith; her son , Glenn Rowe of Mena; her daughter and significant other, Tammy Jacobs and Luke Sutter of Zafra; her bonus daughters, Tina LaShum of Mena and Audrey McNeal of DeQueen; her brother and sister in law, Johnny and Gloria Wagner of Glenwood, two sisters and brother in law, Emma and Ali Samadi of Fort Smith and Bonnie Mitchell of Fort Smith; five grandchildren, Cris and Brittany Phillips of Zapha, Heather and Allan Weir Spiro, Oklahoma, Kyle and Candace Rowe of Mena, Whitney Howell and Devin Horner of Mena and Jake Rowe and Brooklyn Wright of Mena; nine great grandchild; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

A funeral service will be Monday, August 27, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Reggie Fryar officiating. Visitation will start at 10:00 A.M. and go to 12:00 P.M. the morning of the funeral on Monday, August 27, 2018. Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas.

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8-23-18 4:29 p.m.