Thursday, December 17, 2009

Frances Marion Rowley, 78, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009, in the Forrest Manor Nursing Home, in Dewey, Okla.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville directed by the Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory of Bartlesville, Okla.

A memorial has been established with the Hope Hospice, 3414 SE Kentucky, Bartlesville, OK 74006.

Frances Marion Rowley was born on July 2, 1931, at Cassville, the daughter of Roy Chuck and Edith Fay (Garner) Newman. She was raised at Cassville and graduated from Cassville High School. She married A.B. Rowley on May 14, 1949, at Berryville, Ark. He preceded her in death on May 12, 1997. She had lived in Oklahoma since 1955.

Survivors include: two sons, Gary Rowley and his wife, Sandra, of Wann, Okla., and Larry Rowley and his wife, Kathy, of Copan, Okla.; four grandchildren, Christy Summers, Brian Rowley, Garry Rowley and Jason Rowley; and three great-grandchildren, Megan Summers, Taylor Summers and Arick Rowley.