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Shelby E. Rowland (07-06-2017)
Photo of Shelby E. RowlandFuneral services
for Mr. Shelby E. Rowland
74, of Downsville,
were held at 2 p.m. on
Thursday, June 29, 2017,
at Crestview Baptist
Church in Farmerville.
Officiating was Bro.
Wayne Whiteside. Interment
followed at Crestview
Baptist Church
Cemetery under direction
of Kilpatrick Funeral
Home of Farmerville.
Mr. Rowland was
born on October 14, 1942,
in Bearden, Ark., and
passed away on June 26,
2017, in Farmerville. He
was a founding member
and deacon of Crestview Baptist Church in Farmerville
and a retired supervisor from BellSouth Telephone
Co. He was a veteran of the US Marine Corps serving
from 1960-1964.
Shelby was a passionate and loving husband, father,
grandfather, and uncle. He read the 23rd Psalms every
morning. He loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, and
carpentry. He also collected rare coins, was fascinated
by American history and loved to make his family
He was preceded in death by: His father, Winford
Doyle Rowland; his mother, Lennie Beatrice Hearnsberger
Foster; maternal grandmother, Corine Hearnsberger;
a nephew, Joe Rowland; and a sister, Diane
Survivors include: His wife of 53 years Shelby Jean
Rowland of Downsville; children, Theresa Rowland Mc-
Coy and husband Kerry and Marshall Doyle Rowland;
grandchildren, Morgan Taylor and Macie Bell McCoy,
Daniel Evan and Marissa Isabel Rowland; three brothers
Jerry Rowland and wife Rose, Dewayne Foster,
Doyle Edward Rowland and wife Linda; three sisters
Sharon Kelley, Pam Stutts and Susan Hugens; as well
as numerous nieces, and nephews.
Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, June
28, 2017 at Crestview Baptist Church in Farmerville.
Online condolence messages may be sent to the family