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Myrtle E. ROWE

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Myrtle E. ROWE Obituary
POQUOSON - Myrtle E. "Myrt" Rowe, 96, a native and lifelong resident of Poquoson, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, surrounded by her loving family.
She was a homemaker; a member of Trinity United Methodist Church; and a member of the Quindie Roe Council #42, Degree of Pocahontas. She loved cooking (known for her seven layer lemon cake) and caring for others, always putting everyone else before herself, especially her family.
Myrt was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, George Elmer Rowe; parents, Virginia Ann and Moody J. Firman Sr.; and sisters, Homer V. Carmines, Amelia E. Topping, Margaret E. Firth, and Matilda "Tee" Rose.
She is survived by her brother, Moody J. "M.J." Firman Jr.; nieces, Judi Mas'Sey (Nikkii), Lucinda Inge (Conrad), Fran Corey, Brenda Beckelic, Sue Bailey (Jimmy), and Bea Payne (Jim); nephews, Barry Rose (Barbara), Clyde Firman (Tammi), Sean Rose, William Carmines (Mary Linda), and Roger Firth (Linda); and several great-nieces, great-nephews, and cousins.
The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson, immediately followed by a funeral service at 12:30 p.m., in the funeral home chapel, by the Rev. George T. Insley Jr. Burial will follow at Parklawn Memorial Park, Hampton.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Poquoson Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 2099, Poquoson, VA 23662.
Online condolences to www.claytorrollins.com
Our family expresses love and appreciation to Judi and Nikkii Mas'Sey, for their care, love, and devotion to Myrt for many years. Also, special thanks to hospice caregivers, Kim and Pam; and daily caregivers, Lillian, Linda, Mary, and Ebony." View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.

Published in Daily Press from Dec. 1 to Dec. 3, 2011
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