Funeral services for Mary Francis Rowell will be held Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden with the Rev. Mike Welch officiating. Interment will follow at Little Hope Cemetery in Castor. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Friday, Oct.7, 2016 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.
Mary was born Oct. 14, 1932 in Eureka, Kansas and entered into rest Oct. 5, 2016 in Bossier City. Mary was retired from the Webster Parish School System as a bus driver.
She was preceded in death by her husband Louis Henry Rowell.
She is survived by her sons Louis Rowell of Minden and Lloyd Rowell and wife Lori of Pearl, Mississippi, daughters Donna Hedrick and husband Larry of Heflin and Johnnie Sue Preuett of Sibley, brother-in-law James Sprague of Youngsville, nine grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.