Published in The Washington Post on December 16, 2010
George W. Row of Temple Hills, MD, on Saturday, December 11, 2010 at Southern
Maryland Hospital. A graduate of Western High School (??) and DC Teachers
College, he also received an M.A. in Adult Education from the old Federal City College.
A federal employee for 37 years, he worked for the National Security Agency, the
Federal Protective Service, and the Smithsonian Institution.
He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Janith M. Roe; a daughter, Tanya, and son, Erich,
all of Temple Hills, MD; a brother, Dr. Donald Roe, and his wife, Tangela, of Fort
Washington, MD; a sister, Glenda "Tracee" Roe of New York City, and numerous
relatives in Oklahoma and Texas.
The family will greet relatives and friends from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday,
December 18 at Lee Funeral Home, 6633 Old Alexandria Ferry Rd., Clinton, MD, to
celebrate the life of the self-proclaimed "Oklahoma Kid."
The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made in the form of donations in his
name to the United Negro College Fund.