Billy Jerrel Rowe

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Billy Jerrel Rowe

July 29, 1937 - September 09, 2018

Billy J. Rowe of Stratford was born July 29, 1937, in Ada to Norval and Juanita (Long) Rowe.
He passed away Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, at his home at the age of 81 years, one month and 10 days.
Billy lived in Levelland, Texas, when he was a small boy. His family then moved to Center, where he grew up and went to Vanoss school, where he graduated in 1955. He went on to college at East Central University and graduated with a degree in industrial science. He joined the Air Force and was in Air and Rescue for four years. He married Glenda Selph on Oct. 13, 1963. They made their home on a ranch between Vanoss and Stratford.
He owned and operated the Stratford Auto Parts Store from 1964 to 2000.
Preceded by his parents; one sister, Gwendolyn Kragh; and one nephew, Jeff Kragh.
Survived by his wife, Glenda, of the home; and two brothers, Ronnie Rowe and wife, Olene, and Regie Rowe and wife, Katherine, all of Stratford.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at DeArman/Pickard Funeral Home, Stratford.
Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at the Stratford Free Will Baptist Church. Officiating: The Rev. Lewis Perry. Interment: McGee Cemetery, Stratford.
Published on September 12, 2018
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