Rowland Reunion held at Roaring River State Park

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Sixty-five people from coast to coast, border to border and Jordan attended a Lewis and Ursula Rowland family reunion, held July 2 through July 4 at Roaring River State Park.

Lewis and Ursula Rowland owned dry goods stores in Cassville and other towns in Missouri and Arkansas during the 1940s and 1950s. Five of their six children graduated from Cassville High School.

Those attending the reunion enjoyed card games, hiking, swimming and visiting.

Attending were: Angeline Rowland, Rogers, Ark.; Curtis and Jane Rowland, Bella Vista, Ark.; Josh, Erin, Jackson and Luke Rowland, Denver, Colo.; Rex and Beverly Miller, Georgetown, Texas; Larry and Alice Roberts, Citrus Heights, Calif.; Brian, Alisa, Josh, Micah and Noah Roberts, Placerville, Calif.; Joseph, Mandy, Sammy, Sadie, Sarah Alice and Cyrus Jafari, Houston, Texas; Leslie Rowland, Washington, D.C.; Dave and April Dearman, Winchester, Maine; John and Becky Hooper, Cold Spring, Minn.; Mark, Laura and Olivia Rowland, Springfield; Judith Rowland and Sam Rowland, New York, N.Y.; Daniel, Laura, Noah and Evie Robards, Amman, Jordan; Michael and Carol Wiseman, Arlington, Va.; Erin, Rosa, Amon and Caleb Taylor, Las Cruces, N.M.; Joyce Wiseman and Stacy Haskins, St. Peters; Jennifer Wiseman, Reistertown, Md.; Tim Wiseman, Greenville, N.C.; Kerry and Cindy Rowland, Holts Summit; Kyle and Charis Rowland and Parker and Peyton Lamison, Ballwin; Kirby and Pat Rowland, Maumelle, Ark.; Tricia and Lily Justice, Eagle River, Ark.; Jason and Tiffany Morris, Conway, Ark.; Ray and June Rowland, Waite Park, Minn.; Dennis and Runay Olson, St. Cloud, Minn.; and visitors, John and Kerry Divine, Joplin.