Vickie L. Row

March 13, 1950 ‒ December 29, 2019

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Vickie L. Row, age 69, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at Country Club Rehab Center in Mount Vernon.  She was born on March 13, 1950 in Newark, Ohio the daughter of Ernest and June (Lescalleet) Decker.  Vickie was a 1968 graduate of Licking Valley High School and earned her Associates Degree from Denison University.  Vickie worked as an X-ray tech from Licking Memorial Hospital before retiring from the Mount Vernon City School System.

Vickie was a member of the Brandon United Methodist Church and previously served as a 4-H Advisor for the Cloverleaf Chums.  She was an avid Nascar fan and always enjoyed getting a cold frosty from Wendy’s.  Most important to Vickie was the quality time she spent with family and in the last several years she loved going to fairs to watch her grandchildren show animals.

She is survived by her sons; Jason Row of Mount Vernon, Tim (Sarah) Row of Mount Vernon; four grandchildren, Grady Row, Shelby Row, Jadyn Row and Jesse Row; a brother, David (Roxanne) Decker of Toboso, Ohio.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Billy D. Row.

Friends may call Thursday, January 2, 2020 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.  A funeral service will be held on Friday, January 3, 2020 beginning at 11 a.m. at the Brandon United Methodist Church, 13492 Sycamore Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 with Pastor David Imhoff officiating.  Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Vickie’s name may be made to the Brandon United Methodist Church.

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  • I first met Vickie many years ago when I worked at Walker’s Greenhouse. Most recently our paths crossed again at Brandon United Methodist Church. She was fun, and a joy to spend time with, and always smiling. She will be missed! Love, prayers and sympathy to her family…..

  • Jason and Tim,
    Your mom was a really special lady. We enjoyed lots of good times together especially on those C days.
    She will be greatly missed by many.

  • Oh the last few years I got to spend with Vic was a great time always. My deepest condolences to you Jason, Tim, Sarah, and all of the kids. I will miss her greatly.

  • Vickie always made me laugh, bingo nights at your mom’s were so much fun!! She never failed to ask how Matti was after all the time she worked in the library. She will be greatly missed sending much love Susan

  • Jason and Tim. I really like your mom. She was so fun and lively. When I was younger she showed me the basics to cake decorating. She was always a good friend to my mom. She will be missed. My deepest sympathies

  • Jason and Tim,
    The Shira family sends their deepest sympathy to you and your families in the passing of your sweet Mother. She was a sweet lady and a fun person to be with. Our families go way back to the time when Bill and Ralph worked for the Gas Company and the good times bowling.
    Ralph Shira family

  • Tim,
    We were sorry to hear about your Mom today. Sending love and prayers to Sarah, Jaydn, Jess, and you brother’s family. I never met your Mom, but always sensed your devotion to her. I think of you often with great fondness. Prayers headed to

  • Tim,
    We were sorry to hear about your Mom today. Sending love and prayers to Sarah, Jaydn, Jess, and you brother’s family. I never met your Mom, but always sensed your devotion to her. I think of you often with great fondness. Prayers headed to

  • To Vickie’s sons Jason & Tim, to the grandchildren & to brother David,

    Deepest condolences in the loss of Vickie.
    We have such happy & fond memories of her in school & friendship.
    May all the family find peace & comfort in the days ahead.

    Our prayers,
    Fellow Classmates
    Licking Valley Class of 1968

  • Dave and family ,
    Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of Vicki . She was always kind and smiling . May she Rest In Peace.

  • To the Family of Vickie,
    I went to school and graduated with Vickie, she was a friend, a most warm and such a friend to all who knew her. Never a cross word from her, she smiled and had nice things to say.
    She was athletic and competitive, and fun to be around.
    Vickie will be fondly remembered! You should be proud of her and I am sure you are!
    Carol Ivers Dean and family. (Class of 1968, Licking Valley)

  • Jason and Tim,
    We are so sorry for your loss.
    Our deepest sympathy goes out
    to you and your family.

  • Jason, Tim, and family- our deepest sympathy to everyone on the loss of your Mom.

  • My sincere thoughts and prayers are with all of you, with the loss of Vickie.
    I trained with your mom many years ago, in the X-ray dept. at Licking Memorial Hospital.
    She had such a sense of humor that overcame any unbearable moment , and believe me we had a few in those days.
    The life of the party, and always smiling. As time went on for us, we lost touch with each other, I”m sorry for that.
    However, I am blessed to have known her, she was a free spirit.

  • Dear Tim and. Dear Jason,
    I am very sorry to learn of your mother’s passing. She had a wonderful sense of humor. Her smile and laughter often made me feel better about life! I will always remember her for that gift.

  • Vicki was a wonderful 4-H advisor to my children. She always made our family feel welcome. She even called me a few years ago to see how everyone was doing- a testament to her kind heart.We we’re blessed to know her and her sons, we send our deepest condolences.
    Michael &Becky Jalbrzikowski

  • I just found out that Vickie asses away. I trained her in Radiology and we had a special Bond as our mothers were cousins. She was such an up beat person. I am so sorry for her loss. RIP Vickie

  • Vickie was a great person inside and out,she had a great personality with all the things that happened to her in her life. But I didn’t see her as a friend I saw her as my grandma. She was a great/awesome grandma to not just me, but to my cousins also. We will all miss you Nana, love Jadyn Row. :P.S I love goats but not as much as I did my grandma!