Sarah Elizabeth Anderson Rowland, 98, of Greenville

SARAH ELIZABETH_ROWLAND___10-29--2018GREENVILLE, KY., — Sarah Elizabeth Anderson Rowland, 98, of Greenville passed away on Monday, October 29, 2018 at 7:20am at Diversicare in Greenville. She was born on September 3, 1920 in Owensboro the daughter of Lee Roy Anderson and Chester Leona McIntyre Anderson. She was a housewife, a homemaker, and a Southern lady who with her late husband A.W. Rowland owned and managed Rowland Greenhouses in Greenville. She was a member of Second Baptist Church and had been the Sunday School teacher for ladies of a ‘certain age’ for 20 years. Ms. Rowland was a tremendous University of Kentucky football fan, and she and A. W. had season tickets to the games for many years. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 69 years A.W. Rowland who passed away in October of 2014 and son Leroy Wesley Rowland who died in June of 2012.

She is survived by her daughter Bettye Rowland Albin of Evansville, IN, 2 sons James William Rowland of Central City and David Wayne Rowland, 5 grandchildren Sarah Rowland Albin of Harrisburg of South Dakota, Charles Wesley Rowland of Frankfort, Sean Patrick Rowland of Austin, Texas, Kelly Elizabeth Rowland of Chicago, Illinois, Lacy Elizabeth Rowland of Central City, 2 great granddaughters Lillian Marie Albin and Kiarra Endy Zamora.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 2, at 1pm at Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville with Rev. Tom Stovall officiating.  Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Greenville, KY.

Visitation will be Friday after 10am at Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville until time of service.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s research.

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