Graveside services for Dorothy Frances Rowland, 89 of Swainsboro, will be held Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 3 p.m. at Mount Shady Baptist Church Cemetery with Reverend Brad McKenzie officiating. The family received friends Wednesday, October 13, 2021 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Home. She passed away Sunday, October 10, 2021 at Emanuel County Nursing Home following an extended illness.
Mrs. Dorothy Frances Rowland was born September 14, 1932 in Greenville, South Carolina to the late Curtis Durden and Myrtle Broome Durden. She was a member of Mount Shady Baptist Church for many years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert Reeves Rowland; son, Danny Hugh Rowland; daughter, Patricia Brinson (Clay); brother, Homer Durden; and granddaughter, Kandace Brinson.
Survivors include her son, Glenn Davis (Billie) of Swainsboro; daughters, Debra Hall (David Peebles) of Kite and Dottie Durden (Allen) of Swainsboro; brother, Bobby Durden (Emma) of Gloverville, South Carolina; grandchildren, Diane (Joey) Winslow, Stoney Rowland, Bo (Evelyn) Hall, J.J. (Angela) Hall, Davis (Christy) Brinson, Rocky (Lindsay) Davis, Allison (Ashley) Murphy, and Allaina Durden; 13 great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; lifelong friend, Carol Hooks; and several nieces, nephews, and friends.
Pallbearers will be Rocky Davis, Davis Brinson, Bo Hall, J.J. Hall, Dylan Hall, Ashley Murphy, Dustin Hall, Brandon Meeks, and C.J. Brinson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Dorothy Rowland to the Mount Shady Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 630 Sand Hill Road, Swainsboro, GA 30401.
Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro is in charge of arrangements.