OBITUARY: R J Rowden
Published July 11, 2013 4:50pm by
R J Rowden (August 29, 1916 - July 11, 2013)
Memorial services for R J Rowden, 96, of Wellman will be at 10:00am, Saturday, July 13, 2013 at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Steve Carter officiating and Don Ragland assisting. Burial will be in Terry County Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Brownfield Funeral Home.
R J passed away Thursday, July 11, 2013 in Brownfield. He was born August 29, 1916 in Springtown to John H. and Minnie Martha (Roe) Rowden. R J married Ruth Brazelton on October 1, 1938 in Tahoka, TX. She preceded him in death on February 8, 2008. He attended Brownfield Schools. R J and his wife were retired farmers. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by five brothers and three sisters.
R J is survived by a son, Lewayne Rowden and his wife Elizabeth of Wellman; a daughter, Joy Osborn and her husband Steve of Brownfield; 7 grandchildren, J Rowden and wife Stacy of Brownfield, Scott Rowden and wife Julie of Lubbock, Wade Rowden and wife Shanna of Lubbock, Sean Rowden and wife Karolen of Lubbock, Kristi Coleman and husband Jason of Ropesville, Jenny Breitschopf and husband Travis of Shamrock and Kelli Isenbart and husband Heath of Alva, OK; 16 great grandchildren; one sister, Marjorie Shipman of Lubbock; a caregiver, Connie Akin.
R J will be in state for viewing on Friday from 9am-8pm.
There will be a family visitation from 5-7pm on Friday at Brownfield Funeral Home.
The family suggests memorials to Calvary Baptist Church, 402 W. Broadway, Brownfield, TX 79316.