Hickox- Wanda Steedley Rowell, 74 of Hickox, passed away early Sunday (February 26, 2023) at her residence following an extended illness.
Born in Hickox, GA., her parents were George Royal Steedley and Solena Harris Steedley. She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Caleb Crews; and a sister, Geneva Prescott.
Wanda worked many years for the Georgia Department of Labor in the Unemployment office and was a member of Hickox Baptist Church. She loved planting flowers, sewing and spending time with her family. Most of all she really loved taking care of her great grandbabies.
Survivors include her husband, Billy Dean Rowell, Sr.; son and daughter-in-law, Dean Rowell (Angel); daughter and son-in-law, Anita Rowell Crews (Wiley), all of Hickox; 5 grandchildren and their spouses, Chris Crews (Angie), Taylor Dean (Drake), Colby Rowell (Laura), Morgan Rowell, Darby Rowell (Bryson); 4 great grandchildren, Brett Crews, Harley Crews, Braxton Graham and Deklyn Graham; brother and sister-in-law, George “Buddy” Steedley (Brenda), of Nahunta; Carolyn Prescott (Jack), of Folkston. Also several nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
Visitation will be held Tuesday (February 28, 2023) from 6PM-9PM at Hickox Baptist Church.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday (March 1, 2023) at 11AM at Hickox Baptist Church with Rev. Jamie Giddens officiating.
Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Brett Crews, Chris Crews, Colby Rowell, Morgan Rowell, George Prescott, Tommy Steedley, and Terry Steedley.
Honorary pallbearers will be G.W. and Ivene Knox, Pat and Patsy Rowell, Larry and Allyson Johns; The Deacons and Nursery Ladies of Hickox Baptist Church.
Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing our online registry at fryefh.com.