OBITUARY

Mildred T. Rowe

June 7, 1940October 8, 2021

Mildred “Teet” Taylor Rowe, 81, was born June 7, 1940 and passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021. She was a daughter of the late Samuel and Edith Taylor.

Mrs. Rowe loved her family, cooking, gardening and taking care of others and animals. She married Clifford Rowe on November 12, 1960. She was an avid fan of Days of Our Lives and the Gaithers. Her favorite phrase was, “If you go away hungry, it’s your own fault.”

Mrs. Rowe is survived by her daughters, Gloria Rauch (Horace) and Susan Backman (Terry); grandchildren, Cliffton Forsyth (Cynthia), Quinton Forsyth (Savannah), Mistie Batchelor (Cody), Corey Backman; great grandchildren, Addison Forsyth, Braelyn Forsyth, Ansleigh Forsyth, McKinley Batchelor; sisters, Rachel Keisler (Bobby), Faye Shull (Grady); sisters-in-law, Gloria Clingan, Katherine Taylor, Velda Howard, Miley Corley; nieces and nephews and special friend, Bugsy. She was predeceased by her husband, Clifford Rowe; daughter, Lawanda Rowe; brothers, Richard, Phil and Milton Taylor and nephew, Jody Keisler.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at Red Bank United Methodist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday, October 11 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Boston Terrier Society at www.btrnc.org or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org/donate.

“Honor thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.” ~ Exodus 20:12 (KJV)

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, October 11, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Tuesday, October 12, 2021

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Donna Long

October 10, 2021

I’m so sorry to hear of Mildreds passing. Please know that all of you are in my prayers.
Donna Long and Anna Rae Smith