Grady Granville Rowland

June 29, 2014

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Grady Granville Rowland, age 92 of Rockvale, died Sunday, June 29, 2014. He was a native of Rockvale and a son of the late Eugene and Mattie Hayes Rowland. He was also preceded in death by his wife Betty Sue Taylor Rowland who died in 1979, a grandson Jeremy Rowland, seven brothers and three sisters.

Funeral Services will be 1:00pm Wednesday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens with full military honors. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Mr. Rowland is survived by four sons, Bill Rowland and his wife Debbie, Doye Rowland and his wife Betty all of Murfreesboro, Fred Rowland of Rockvale, and Brent Rowland and his wife Patricia of Readyville; twelve grandchildren Will, Danny, Tommy, Eric, Michael, Jaron, Lisa, Kaleb, Abby, Erin, David, and Spencer Rowland; eight great-grandchildren Hannah, Will, Jacee, Haley, Maddie, Jaxon, Julia and Mason Rowland.

Mr. Rowland was a member of Jackson Ridge Baptist Church and was a retired farmer. He served in the United States Army during WWII and was a recipient of the Purple Heart.

Visitation will be 4:00 until 7:00pm Tuesday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel.