Thurston Alvin Rowland
June 21, 1929 – January 29, 2014
Thurston Alvin Rowland, born in Tipton County on June 21, 1929, passed away January 29, 2014. Mr. Rowland was a Marine, retired from MLG&W, and a member of Shelby Forest Baptist Church, the Millington Masonic Lodge for 50 years, the Scottish Rite, and the Eastern Star.
He leaves five daughters, Sandra (Ken) Joyner, Brenda Broom, Wanda (Larry) Poindexter, Ramona (Sonny) Long, Kathy (David) Spencer; two brothers, Ray Rowland and Floyd Rowland; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bennie Oliver and Cordie Corrine Rowland; sister, Betty Ruth Smith; brothers, Joe Rowland, Howard Rowland, and Marshall Rowland.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
The Leader (Covington, Tenn.)
Thursday, February 6, 2014