Charles Howard Rowland
- Born: 19 Feb 1916
- Marriage: Dorothy Mae Murry on 20 Jun 1934 in Saline, AR
- Died: 27 Jan 2005 at age 88
- Buried: Old Rosemont Cemetery, Benton, Saline, AR
Noted events in his life were:
• SSN Death Database, 2005, Benton, Saline, AR. Name: Charles H. Rowland
Last Residence: 72015 Benton, Saline, Arkansas
Born: 19 Feb 1916
Died: 27 Jan 2005
State (Year) SSN issued: Arkansas (Before 1951)
• Obituary, 2005, Benton, Saline, AR. Roller Ballard Funeral Home online obituary:
Charles H. "Pine-Knot" Rowland, 88, of Benton died Thursday, January 27, 2005, at his home. Mr. Rowland was born February 19, 1916, in Bauxite to the late James M. and Sibby Isabell Shoppach Rowland. He retired from Alcoa Aluminum as a heavy duty "Euclid" operator and was a charter member of the Parkview United Methodist Church in Benton. Mr. Rowland was a 32nd Degree Mason having been the oldest living mason in the Benton Lodge, a Past Worthy Patron of the Eastern Star, a Rainbow Dad, a Demolay's Advisor, and a Shriner. He was Past Master of Benton Lodge and member of Royal Arch. Mr. Rowland was also a charter member of Wright's Deer Camp and a member of Benton Beagle Club. Mr. Rowland was a very loving grandfather to all his 21 "grandkids."
In addition to his parents, three sisters and one infant daughter preceded him in death.
Survivors include three daughters, Janie Lovel and husband Stanley of Benton, Betty Pelton and husband Wayne of Benton, and Becky Fite and husband Scott of Springdale; two sisters, Janice Caple of Cave Springs, GA and Jimmie Pooler of Wamego, KS, 7 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, 4½ great-great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 31, 2005, in the chapel of Roller-Ballard Funeral Home (315-4047) with Rev. James "Skipper" French, Rev. Charles Lewallen, and Bro. Don Wilson officiating. Interment will follow in Old Rosemont Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Kenny Coleman, David Smith, Erik Coleman, Tony Golleher, J. R. Ballard, Jim Lovel, Randy Whitley, Greg Brewer and Clint Whitley. Honorary pallbearers are Dickie Tucker , Chip Tucker, and Tony Floyd.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in honor of Mr. Rowland may be made to the Saline Memorial Hospital Hospice and/or Shriner's Hospital for Children, 3100 Samford Avenue, in Shreveport, LA 71103.
Charles married Dorothy Mae Murry, daughter of Robert Crawford Murry and Nellie Viola Harrell, on 20 Jun 1934 in Saline, AR. (Dorothy Mae Murry was born on 11 Sep 1917, died on 14 Jun 2007 and was buried in Old Rosemont Cemetery, Benton, Saline, AR.)
Noted events in their marriage were:
• Arkansas Marriages, 1934, Benton, Saline, AR. Name: Charles Howard Rowland
Birth Year: abt 1913
Residence: Benton, Saline, Arkansas
Spouse's Name: Dorothy Murray
Spouse's Age: 18
Spouse's Residence: Benton, Saline, Arkansas
Marriage Date: 20 Jun 1934
Marriage License Date: 20 Jun 1934
Marriage County: Saline
Event Type: Marriage
FHL Film Number: 1955487