OBITUARY: Doris Helen Rowland


Doris Helen Rowland passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2024 on her 89th birthday.

She was born on April 10, 1935 to the late Livie and Pearl Cripps.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by siblings, Ray Cripps, Carl Cripps, Hilda Cripps, Allene Keith, Opal Jones, Jo Cripps, Opha Turner, and Tom Cripps.

She is survived by loving family, Donald Rowland; daughter, Cindy (Mike) Marks; grandchildren, Josh Marks and Amber (Brice) Rochelle; sister, Corinne Clark; brother, Lloyd Cripps; sisters-in-law, Georgie Cripps and Sue Manning, niece, Lisa (Chuck) Chamberlin; great-niece, Cami Chamberlin; sister-in-law, Sue Rowland and a host of other cousins, nieces and nephews.

She was a homemaker and a member of Immanuel Baptist Church where she sang in the choir and taught Sunday school in the preschool department and nursery for many years. She loved spending time with her family and spoiling her grandchildren. She enjoyed sewing and making her famous biscuits.

Visitation will be held at Partlow Funeral Chapel, 602 S Cumberland St. on Saturday, April 13, 2024 from 12 noon – 1:45 p.m. with graveside services to follow at 2 p.m. in the Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Pastor Jeff Pratt will officiate. Pallbearers will be Mike and Josh Marks, Brice Rochelle, Chuck Chamberlin, Bobby Cripps, and Mike Jones.

Donations may be made to Immanuel Baptist Church Building Fund.

PARTLOW FUNERAL CHAPEL in care of arrangements. 615-444-7007


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