Helen Rowe, 81

Helen Rowe, 81Jan. 1, 1930 — Dec. 1, 2011COLUMBIA CITY — Helen Rowe, 81, Columbia City, formerly of South Whitley, died at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 in her residence.She was born Jan. 1, 1930, in Royalton, Ky. to Hargis and Carsie (Salyers) Marshall.She married Rev. Dudley Rowe Sr, who preceded her in death.She is survived by two sons, Hargis Rowe, North Manchester, and Dudley Rowe Jr., Columbia City; four daughters, Lori Cameron, Columbia City, Margaret Jeanette Abbott, Pawnee, Neb., Darlinda Rowe, Columbia City, and Brinda Rowe, Columbia City; one sister, Zaria Ann McKeever, Columbia City; 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.One sister, Aveonell Barnett, is deceased.Visitation is Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 W., North Manchester, IN.Services will follow at the funeral home.Burial will be in South Whitley Cemetery.Condolences may be emailed to www.mckeemortuary.com.