Rowe, Rita Lynn Sinsel

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rowe-rita-sinselRita Lynn Sinsel Rowe, 50 of Rich Creek went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 4th, 2014. Affectionately known to everyone as Lynn, she was born on March 12th, 1964, and was the daughter of Etter Vermilya Dennis Austin. She was preceded in death by her stepfather, Lewis Edward Austin; a brother, Ricky Sinsel; and a stepson, Christopher Rowe.

Lynn worked for several years as a cashier at Burger Boy in Rich Creek and enjoyed talking with friends and family. Her greatest joy was her husband and grandchildren.

Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of nearly fifteen years, Carter Allen Rowe; a daughter, Sheena Sinsel and fiancĂ© David Morris of Martinsville, Virginia; two sons, R.J. Nelson and wife Lilly of Jacksonville, Florida, and Joseph Nelson of Martinsville; five grandchildren, November Sinsel, Memphis Rivers, Andrew Turner, Rocky “Little Man” Nelson, and Todd Nelson; a sister, Becky Zuma of Disputanta, Virginia; “Mom” Rowe and all of her Rowe family; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many special friends.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at 1 PM at Full Gospel Assembly on Route 219 north of Peterstown with Pastor Joey Rowe officiating. Burial will follow in Angels Rest Cemetery near Narrows. The family will receive friends at Full Gospel Assembly Monday starting at 6 PM. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Riffe’s Funeral Service, Inc.; 600 Main Street; Narrows, Virginia 24124.

The family is being served by Riffe’s Funeral Service in Narrows, (540) 726-2442, and online at