NEWPORT NEWS - Jean Rowe Daniels, 83, passed away Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, at the Gardens at Warwick Forest.
She was born Nov. 13, 1928, in Norfolk, Va., to Murray T. and Vivian Rowe. She lived most of her life on the Peninsula and graduated from Newport News High School in 1949. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church and enjoyed singing in the choir for many years.
Jean was preceded in death by her loving husband of 52 years, Robert Daniels.
She is survived by her three sons, Robert Daniels Jr. and wife, Jenny of Tabor City, N.C., Gary H. Daniels and wife, Mary of York County, Brian L. Daniels and wife, Gloria of Newport News; sister, Mildred Crisp of Daytona Beach, Fla.; brothers, Murray T. Rowe Jr. and wife, Delores of Williamsburg, and Dwight Rowe and wife, Maureen of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, at Peninsula Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Larry Soblotne and the Rev. Frank Earwood officiating. Burial will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.