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Stella Pearl "Martin" Rowden

Obituary Date: Friday, September 9, 2011
Mrs. Stella Pearl "Martin" Rowden, age 82, of Murrayville, Ga. died September 9, 2011.

She was born on December 16, 1928 in Bradenton, Florida. She was the daughter of the late Lawrence Westberry and Elise Waldron Westberry. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Jim Rowden and Zed Martin. She was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Machell ( Shelly) Shawn Knowles; four brothers and four sisters.

She is survived by daughter, Sylvia Pearl Chandler; sons, Devaughn L. "Buddy" (Diane) Kennedy, Gerald (Lynn) Kennedy, Randy Martin; sisters, Geraldine Loggins, Sondra Snow, and Joy (Jim) Kidd; grandchildren, Shane Knowles, Scott (Katrina) Knowles, Darrion Chandler, Tammy (Paul) Deese, Jerry Kennedy, Renee Kennedy, Tammy Taylor, Adam Cawsert, Dan Fox, Andrew Fox, David (Kristi) Kennedy, Dustin Kennedy, Tonya Kennedy, Morgan Martin, Christhian Martin, Kalab Martin; 28 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren; very special friend and caretaker, Frances McFalls.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 PM Saturday September 10, 2011 at Banister Funeral Home Chapel in Dahlonega, Ga. Garland Driver, Carter T. Griffin, Heath Modisette, and Gerald Kennedy will officiate.

The family will receive friends on Saturday September 10, 2011 from 1 PM until 2 PM at Banister Funeral Home in Dahlonega.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Gospel Assembly Church, Mt. Vernon Road in Gainesville, Ga.

Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega is in charge of arrangements.


Funeral Date
09/12/2011 at 12:00AM
Funeral Home
Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega