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Obituary for Gladys Marie Rowlett

Miss Gladys Marie Rowlett, formerly of Middlesboro, KY died August 25, 2017 at St. Anthony’s Health Care of Lafayette, Indiana. She was born in Hancock County, Tennessee on October 18, 1922. Her family moved to Middlesboro in 1923. She is preceded in death by her father, Paris Dewey Rowlett, Sr. and her mother, Bertha Parks Rowlett; her brothers: Roy Rowlett, Marvin Rowlett, and Lester Rowlett; and her sisters-in-law, Juanita Smith Rowlett and Virginia Burch Rowlett.

She is survived by her brothers: Paris Dewey Rowlett, Jr. of Lafayette, Indiana, and Kenneth
Wayne Rowlett and wife, Gayle of Darlington, South Carolina; sisters-in-law: Cookie Rowlett of Middlesboro, Kentucky, and Patricia Rowlett of Grand Blanc, Michigan; 4 nieces: Kathleen Watkins of Baltimore, Maryland, Sandra Daily of Round Lake Park, Illinois, Michelle Rowlett Reynolds of Darlington, South Carolina, and Sarah Webb of Middlesboro, Kentucky; nephew, Dirk Rowlett of Gaston, South Carolina; 6 great-nieces and 2 great nephews.
Because of failing health, Miss Rowlett relocated to Lafayette, Indiana in 2008 to be near her family. She was a life- long member of the Methodist faith and attended Covenant United Methodist Church of Middlesboro for many years until her failing health prevented it. She was an avid reader, and was interested in family genealogy and always enjoyed family reunions.

Graveside service will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at Hurst Cemetery in Middlesboro with Rev. Ules Day officiating.

Shumate Funeral Home is entrusted with all arrangements.
Candle Lighting and Guestbook at www.shumatefuneralhome.com


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Graveside

Tuesday

29

Aug

10:00 AM
Hurst Cemetery

Middlesboro
Middlesboro, KY 40965

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