Marian Allene Rowland

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Marian Allene Rowland, 86, formerly of Cassville, passed away Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Fulton Nursing and Rehab in Fulton.

She was born Sept. 6, 1928, in Cassville, the daughter of Bernard and Nola (Lassiter) Babb. On June 8, 1946, in Columbus, Kan., she was united in marriage to Lewis "Glenn" Rowland, who preceded her in death on March 27, 2011. Also preceding her in death were her parents and a daughter, Kristy Miskovsky.

Survivors include: one brother, Jack Babb and his wife, Juliette, of Fayetteville, Ga.; two sons, Kerry Rowland and his wife, Cindy, of Jefferson City, and Kirby Rowland and his wife, Pat, of Maumelle, Ark.; a daughter, Kathy Rowland, of Columbia; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

She grew up and received her education at Cassville, where she graduated from high school. She was an accounting clerk for Heer's Department Store in Springfield for several years. She helped manage various retail clothing stores with her husband, including stores in Lamar, and Mountain Home, Ark.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville, Missouri. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery, Cassville.

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