Our Sincere Sympathy


Jewel Rowland
August 27, 1904 - May 2, 2002

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     Services for Jewel Rowland, 97, Holdenville, Oklahoma were at 2:00 P.M. Monday, May 5, 2002, at Banner Baptist Church at Horntown, Oklahoma.  The Rev. Billy Dale Rowland officiated.
     She was born August 27, 1904, at Yell County, Arkansas to Charlie and Lela (Foster) Wilson and died May 2, 2002, at Holdenville, Ok. at the age of 97.
    Until the age of nine, she lived in Yell County, Arkansas. The family came to Hughes County, where she had remained a resident until her death.  On December 26, 1920, the 16 year old was married to Charlie Oliver Rowland in the Pecan Grove community and they made their home in the Horntown area.
     She was a charter member of Banner Baptist Church at Horntown, Oklahoma. She worked at Moss School Cafeteria, Holdenville General Hospital and Seamproof garment factory. In her free time, she enjoyed gardening and quilting.
     Mrs. Rowland was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Lela Wilson, husband, Charlie Rowland in 1970, a daughter, Jean Rowland in 1960, an infant daughter, one brother, Willard Wilson, one sister, Faye Wilson and one daughter-in-law, Esta Lee Rowland in April, 2002.
     Survivors include her children, Alton Rowland, Mt. Pleasant, Texas, and Dale Rowland and his wife Jean, of Claremore, Oklahoma, Laverne Rogers and her husband Troy, of Holdenville, Oklahoma, and LaDean Corley and her husband, Morris of Carrollton, Texas; 12 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
     Mrs. Rowland's grandsons served as honorary pallbearers.  Interment was in Holdenville Cemetery under the direction of Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home of Holdenville, Oklahoma.

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