LILBURN Frances Rowe Frances Pauline Deal Rowe, age 84, of the Five Forks community, passed away on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. A Graveside service will be held at 11 AM, Saturday, July 27, 2013 at Yellow River Baptist Church Cemetery in Lilburn with Rev. Sam Davis officiating. Frances was born April 15, 1929, in Cookeville, TN to Coy and Bertie Mae Blair Deal. Given the nickname of Frank by her grandfather Blair as a child, she was known throughout the Five Forks and Yellow River communities for making beautiful quilts and her love of the Grand Ole Opry. Frances will be remembered most for her love and devotion for her family. She attended the old Yellow River school as a child and was a member of Yellow River Baptist Church for over 60 years. Frances was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 62 years, Rev. Richard Andrew Rowe, Sr.; her father-in-law and mother-in-law: Claude and Maggie Adams Rowe; granddaughter: Mandy Rowe; brothers: Kenny and Rondell Deal; sister: Joyce Deal; brothers-in-law: Thomas Nash, Newman Bennett, Byron Winters, and Millard Buddy Rowe; sister-in-law: Elizabeth Wibby Rowe. Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law: Rickey and Elaine Rowe of Colbert; Randy and Nedra Rowe of Dacula; and Rusty Rowe of Lawrenceville; grandchildren: Brian Rowe and his wife Melissa of Monroe; Melody Rowe of Lawrenceville; Callie and Chad Rowe of Dacula; great-grandchildren: Carter, Patrick, and Mason Rowe of Monroe. Frances is also survived by her brothers and sisters: Colon Deal, Ruby Deal Nash, and Mildred Deal Bennett of Lilburn; Royce Deal and his wife Gelane of Lawrenceville; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Troy and Carolyn Rowe, Roy and Matrie Rowe, all of Dacula; Polly Rowe Winters of Nashville, TN; Willie Deal of Auburn; Betty Deal of Dacula; and several nieces, nephews, and step-grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 25, from 6-8 PM and Friday, July 26, from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, SW, Lawrenceville, GA 30045. 770-962-3100. Please sign the online guest registry at