North Santa Rosa

Lillie “Ates” Rowell

Lillie “Ates” Rowell was born on October 11, 1939 and went home to our Lord on January 2, 2011.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a member of the Beta Sigma Phi Society and the Jay Historical Society.

Ms. Rowell is survived by her children, Michael Rowell, Steven Rowell, Kenneth (Cherie) Rowell, Marion Rowell Blue, Dennis (Anne) Rowell, and Danny Rowell; 12 grandchildren;13 great-grandchildren; sisters, Barbara Barnes and Johanna Phillips; brothers, Curtis Ates and Colvin Ates;   cousin and special friend, Mary Phillips.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Fred Shelby Rowell; parents, Vinson and Minnie Ates; brothers, Clifford Ates, Cecil Ates, and Clinton Ates; sister, Betty Nelson and a lifelong friend, Grace Copeland.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, January 5, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. at Jay Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 6, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Jay Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Community of Christ Cemetery in Berrydale, Florida.

Jay Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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