Jean W. REW
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NEWPORT NEWS - Jean W. Rew, 85, died Monday, April 30, 2012.
A native of Marion, N.C., she had been a Newport News resident for 65 years. Mrs. Rew retired from the ladies fashion department of Sears and Roebuck. In her later years, she provided child care for several children, whom she continued to stay in close contact with as they grew up. She enjoyed completing crossword puzzles and watching 'Dancing With The Stars.'
Mrs. Rew was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth C. Rew.
Survivors include her son, Barry Rew and his wife, Sandy of Midlothian; four grandchildren, Amy Rew of Newport News, Melanie, Craig and Maya Rew of Midlothian; and three nephews, Wayne Agee of Florida, Bill Waters of Tennessee, and Dean Henline of North Carolina.
A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Friday, at Peninsula Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m., prior to the service.
Memorial donations may be made to the SPCA, 523 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News, VA 23601.
Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at

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Published in Daily Press from May 1 to May 2, 2012.
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May 5, 2012
Barry, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Aunt Jean with her great sense of humor and infectious laugh will truly be missed.
Teresa Agee
May 3, 2012
Aunt Jean & Uncle Kenny with Lou and Wayne Agee at Xmas 199?
Teresa Agee
May 2, 2012
Aunt Jean & Uncle Kenny in 1970 with Teresa, Robbie, & Sharon Agee
Teresa Agee
May 2, 2012
Aunt Jean in 1967
Teresa Agee
May 1, 2012
Our deepest condolences to Barry, his family and all other relatives. Aunt Jean was a very good and close friend. She will be greatly missed.
Martha & Wayne Agee
Wayne Agee
May 1, 2012
I am sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you during your time of grief.
Bonnie Kraft
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