James Hare Rowe

James Hare Rowe, 80, died Thursday, October 28, 2010 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Jimmy was born in Vandal, Ar on August 15, 1930. He was preceded in death by his parents, Vivian Hare Grafton and James Edward Rowe and his wife, Sally Proctor Rowe. He is survived by one sister, Vivian Rowe McIntosh and one step brother, Oscar Grafton. He is also survived by his children, Lindsey Rowe Parten, Rebecca Rowe Hoskins (Richard), Paula Henderson (Bobby), Jim Rowe Jr. (Teresa) and Mike Rowe (Julie), seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church, a veteran of the Korean War and a 32nd Degree Mason. After working in the dairy industry for over 50 years, he retired from Borden Inc. He loved the game of golf and played until a few years ago. The family will gather to welcome friends from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Friday, October 29, 2010 at Heath Funeral Home in Paragould, Arkansas. Graveside services will be on Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 2 p.m. at Linwood Cemetery in Paragould, Arkansas. The family wishes for memorials be made to the charity of your choice. To sign online registry, please visit

Published October 29, 2010