Reba Rowe

GASTONIA - Reba Dianna Rowe, a wonderful, caring mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, answered the call from her Heavenly Father on Dec. 4, 2012.

She was born Jan. 4, 1947, in Gaston County, daughter of the late William I.V. and Annie Mae McDonald Pennington.

A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Greene Funeral Service, South Chapel, 1503 S. York Road, Gastonia, officiated by the Rev. Paul Moss.

The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Interment will be at Clingman Memorial Gardens, Blacksburg, S.C.

She is survived by her sons, William Huffstetler Jr. and his wife, Christie, Jerry Gaddy Jr. and his wife, Lisa, Larry Rose and his wife, Sheila; daughters, Angela Huffstetler and her fiancé, Scott Welch, Donna Bynum and her husband, James, Lorie Lutz and her husband, Craig, Tammy Martinez and her husband, Carlos; brother, Danny Pennington; sisters, Margie Sorrells, Rachel Pennington, Kay Turner, Susie Marquard; 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by: her husband, Gene Rowe; brother, Namon Pennington.

Memorials may be made to Gaston Hospice, P. O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054.

Arrangements are with the South Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia.

A guest registry is available at

Funeral Home

Greene Funeral Service, Southside Chapel
1503 South York Road Gastonia, NC 28052
(704) 853-1300

Published in Gaston Gazette on Dec. 6, 2012