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Beverly Nancy Rowell

July 18, 1936 — December 18, 2019

Hortense – Beverly Rowell of Hortense passed away Wednesday morning (December 18, 2019) at Bayview Nursing Home at the age of 83.

Beverly loved spending time with family and friends, crocheting, and doing jigsaw puzzles. She was a charter member of Twin Rivers Missionary Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her parents, George E. and Edna Packer of Marion, Ohio; her husband, Willie Joe Rowell of Hortense, GA; her brothers, George Packer, Ed Packer, Robert Packer, Don Packer and Duane Packer.

She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Bruce Rowell (Polly) of Palmer, Alaska and Greg Rowell (Gena) of Hortense, GA; her daughter and son-in-law, Teresa Durden (Bubba) of Hortense, GA; grandchildren and their spouses, Erin Rockey (Josh), Katie Rowell of Alaska, Matthew Rowell of San Diego, CA, Christopher Rowell of Nashville, TN, Chad Durden (Amie) of Prattville, AL, Cody Durden of Hortense, GA and Joseph Rowell of Hortense; great grandchildren, Jacob, Emma, Henry and Annabelle Rockey all of Palmer, Alaska, Branson, Easton, and Brooklyn Durden of Prattville, AL; a brother-in-law, Mike Rowell (Pat), sisters-in-law, Mary Ellen Anderson and Willene Clements; several nieces, nephews, and a dear friend Margaret Hubbard of South Carolina.

Visitation will be held Thursday evening (December 19, 2019) from 6pm – 8pm at Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

A funeral service will be held Friday morning (December 20, 2019) at 11am at Twin Rivers Missionary Baptist Church with Dr. Bruce Rowell and Rev. Rusty Bryan officiating.

Pallbearers will be Cody Durden, Chad Durden, Branson Durden, Mike Carver, Mike Rowell, and Gary Strickland.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dorothy Moody, Ilene Strickland, Jean Sinclair, and the Staff of Bayview Nursing Home.

Interment will be in Twin Rivers Cemetery.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

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  • 136 Satilla Ave.
    Nahunta, GA 31553

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Twin Rivers Missionary Baptist Church

  • Hortense, GA 31543
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