Dean Rowe was born March 13, 1948 in Waynesboro, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Cicero J. and Pauline Jackson Blackburn. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Adamsville, Tennessee and spent most of her life as an LPN before retiring.
Mrs. Rowe departed this life on January 30, 2021 in Adamsville, Tennessee at the age of 72 Years, 10 Months, 17 Days.
She is survived by her husband, Johnnie Ray Rowe of Adamsville, TN; her children: Susan Humphrey of Waynesboro, TN, Darlene Pippenger and husband Todd of Adamsville, TN, Jonathan Luna and wife BreeAnn of Adamsville, TN; seven grandchildren: Randall Pippenger, Lucas Pippenger, Amanda Atkins and partner Scottie, Jana Humphrey, Tyler Luna, Maguire Luna, Makenzie Luna; five great grandchildren: Jackson Atkins, Madelynn Handley, Lainey Pippenger, Kenzlee Pippenger, Lydia Pippenger; a brother, Johnny Blackburn and wife Debbie of Linden, TN; and a host of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Mrs Rowe was preceded in death by her first husband, Edward Luna; her siblings: Annie Mae Davis, William “Buddy “ Blackburn, and J.C. Blackburn. A graveside service was held on January 31, 2021 at the Memorial Gardens of Wayne County in Waynesboro, Tennessee, Greg Eaton officiated.