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05/23/17 - NNHS Newsletter -
Lynda George Rowe

Lynda George Rowe
(d. 12 Mar 2017)

Hampton High School Class of 1965

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,  

   There is still more sad belated news today.
Lynda George Rowe, Hampton High School Class of 1965, wife of George Rowe ('64) of VA, passed away in Richmond on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at the age of 70.  

   She was the sister of Ed George (HHS - '6_) and Cathy George McQuade (HHS - '__), and the sister-in-law of Anne Rowe ('68) of VA.

  From Sandi Bateman Chestnut ('65) of VA - 05/22/17, 7:25 PM:

I meant to write you before now about another death, but Dale (Chestnut - Nakina HS, NC - '54) got sick before I could do so.

About 6-8 weeks ago, I saw where George Rowe, Class of '64, lost his wife, Lynda. I don't know if you saw it or now, as I'm behind reading the Newsletters. George's sister, Anne, was in the Class of '68.

   Oh, no, I'm sorry to hear this, Sandi, and I didn't catch it at all. Thank you so much for telling me. Aside from being in band with George, I was a member of Trinity Methodist Church as was the Rowe family. My thoughts and prayers are with them all.


From the Daily Press - 03/15/17:

                Lynda George Rowe



RICHMOND - Lynda George Rowe, 70, of Richmond passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Edward and Doris Page George.

She is survived by George Wells Rowe, her devoted husband of 49 years; her son, Bryce Wells Rowe, and his wife, Angela Amos Rowe; three grandchildren, Peyton Wells Rowe, Lucy Elizabeth Rowe, and Sarah Frances Rowe; her brother, Ed George; her sister, Cathy McQuade; her sister-in-law, Anne Rowe; and many more family and friends, all of whom loved her dearly.

Lynda was born in Norfolk, graduated from Hampton High School, and settled in Richmond.

Lynda was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend and will be dearly missed.





The family will receive friends 2-5 pm on Saturday, March 18th, at Bliley's Central, 3801 Augusta Ave in Richmond. A memorial service will be held at 2:30 pm, Sunday, March 19th, at Westover Hills United Methodist Church, 1705 Westover Hills Blvd. in Richmond, VA 23225. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Westover Hills United Methodist Church. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at

Published in the Daily Press on March 15, 2017.
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March 15, 2017

Cathy and Matt,

We are so sorry to hear about Lynda's passing. I hope that your family is doing well and pray that you have strength through this difficult time. Wow, what a beautiful picture of Lynda.

Don and Kathi Goodwin

March 15, 2017  
"A human life is a story told by God. ~ Hans Christian Andersen
Our prayers are with you and your family.
Brian, Mary, and Tess

~ Mary Dykas, Newport News, V

May 23, 2017


May 23, 2017



May 23, 2017
   Our deepest sympathies are extended to George, and indeed to all of Lynda's family and friends at this difficult time.


   Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER!
We'll Always Have

                          Love to all, Carol





Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309

Servant of God, Well Done!

Words by Charles Wesley (28 Dec 1707 - 29 Mar 1788)

Music by George J. Elvey (27 Mar 1816 - 09 Dec 1893)

(The Methodist Hymnal, 1966, #288)

Wesley wrote this hymn in 1770 on the occasion of the death of clergyman George White.
Elvey's tune, "Diademata", has been set to several other hymns, notably "Crown Him with Many Thorns" and "Soldiers of Christ, Arise".

 Servant of God, well done!
Thy glorious warfare’s past;
The battle’s fought, the race is won,
And thou art crowned at last.

With saints enthroned on high,
Thou dost thy Lord proclaim,
And still to God salvation cry,
Salvation to the Lamb!

O happy, happy soul!
In ecstasies of praise,
Long as eternal ages roll,
Thou seest Thy Savior’s face.

Redeemed from earth and pain,
Ah! when shall we ascend,
And all in Jesus’ presence reign
With our translated friend?

"Servant of God, Well Done!" midi courtesy of - 01/13/06

"Servant of God, Well Done!" lyrics courtesy of - 01/13/06

Greg Olsen Paintings courtesy of – 03/15/05

Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of - 10/02/05

Replaced courtesy of - 02/17/09

Red Roses Divider Line clip art courtesy of - well, I cannot seem to locate that information at the moment, but it's been in my files since 02/01/05

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