Nelda Sue Rowe, 89

Nelda Sue Rowe, 89, of Columbia, Ky died Sunday, December 8, 2019 at the Norton Women and Children’s Hospital.  Born in Cumberland County, KY, she was the daughter of the late Shores and Inus Rowe Lloyd and wife of the late Marshall Rowe.

Mrs. Rowe was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and also attended Kelleyville Community Church.  She was involved in many other activities in the local community, much of it related to various church groups over several years along with her late husband.

Sue was a former active member of the Adair County Chamber of Commerce.  She published several tourist and healthcare related magazines and was the owner of the local Best Buy Clothes store. Sue and Marshall were one of the first operators of two local former restaurants Circle R and Donnie’s.

Survivors include a son, Dr. Rick Rowe of Louisville, Ky, a sister in law, Helen Derting of Louisville, KY, a niece, Terry Derting of Louisville, KY, a cousin and caregiver, Judy Bryant of Russell Springs, KY, several other cousins, friends and relatives also survive.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Thursday, December 12, 2019 at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with burial in the Columbia Cemetery.  Visitation will be on Wednesday from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home and continue Thursday morning until time for the service.

Bro. Stanley Watson and Bro. Bill Davenport will be officiating.

Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorial contributions to Gideon International.

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