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Barbara F. Rowland

August 11, 1956 ~ March 14, 2024 (age 67) 67 Years Old

Barbara Rowland Obituary

Mrs. Barbara F. Rowland, 67, of Kite passed away Thursday, March 14, 2024, at her residence following an extended illness.

Mrs. Rowland was born August 11, 1956, in St. Petersburg, FL to the late Clarence Fleming and Claudia Mae Sanders.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Walter Lee Rowland; sisters, Brenda Henry, Helen Lallemand; brother, Ronnie Stephens; great-grandson, Baylor Colt Moore.  Barbara was the operator of B’s Diner from 1995 – 1999.  She was the co-owner of Rowland’s Service Station for 20 plus years.  Barbara enjoyed traveling to the beach and the mountains.  She liked to play cards, spending time at the Moose Club, going to the lake and camping.  Barbara attended Oaky Grove Baptist Church. 

Mrs. Rowland is survived by her daughter, April Purvis (Craig) of Kite; grandchildren, Savannah Bush of Swainsboro, Donald Williford of Kite, Dakota Kersey of Florida; 11 great-grandchildren; special nieces, Ashley King (CJ), Brittany Wren (Wesley); special sister, Helen Bell (Tommy) of Kite; sisters, Sabrina Thomas (Travis) of Kite, Brenda Bolen (James) of Spring City, TN., Lisa Fleming of Tenmile, TN., Jackie Smith of Spring City, TN.; brothers, John Fleming of Kite, Jim Lallemand of Arizona; step-mother, Louise McDonald of Spring City, TN; brother-in-law, Mike (Ellen) Rowland of Swainsboro; several nieces, nephews and many friends.

Memorial Service will be 3:00 P.M. Sunday, March 17, 2024 in the chapel at Chapman Funeral Home with Pastor Tom Akins officiating.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Sandra Edenfield, Jana Nunn, Mike Cowart, Sandy Cowart, Michael Cowart, Pam Williams Claxton, Gary Williams, Frances Chance, Christy Whittenburg, and Jessica Williams.  

Condolences may be expressed at www.chapmanfhofswainsboro.com.

Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro is in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Barbara F. Rowland, 67, of Kite.

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Memorial Service
March 17, 2024

3:00 PM
Chapel of Chapman Funeral Home
427 N. Main St.
Swainsboro, Georgia 30401


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