Horace Nixon Rowland
by Sparta Live | July 31, 2009 12:00 am
Horace Nixon Rowland, 86, of Walling, passed away July 31, 2009, at White County Community Hospital.
Mr. Rowland was born June 21, 1923, in White County, to George Roger and Ethel Broyles Rowland.
He was preceded in death by a son, Nixon Rowland; brother, Jerald Rowland; and sister, Evelyn Joyner Powell.
Survivors include his wife, Marjorie Pirtle Rowland, of Walling; son, Darryl Rowland and wife Martha, of Smithville; daughter, Serita Smith and husband Ken, of Walling; grandchildren, Sonya Dzyban, of Nashville, Tonya Stewart, of Nashville, Chad Rowland and wife Jennifer, of Castalian Springs, Christie Carter and husband Brain, of Cookeville, Amy Leonard, of Nashville, Sara Leonard, of Cookeville, Layla and Roger Hoose, of Sparta; and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Aug. 2, 2009, at Hunter Funeral Home, with burial in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 5 p.m., Aug. 1, at the funeral home.
Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.