DEXTER -- Bettie Rowland, 93, died April 15, 2012, at the Cypress Point Skilled Care Facility in Dexter.
Born Sept. 9, 1918, at Sikeston, to the late Edward W. and Olive Taylor Bean, she was a seamstress for Elder Manufacturing and a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter.
On Nov. 23, 1939, at Corinth, Miss., she married Marvin DeWayne Rowland who preceded her in death on March 24, 1990.
She is survived by: two sons, Dennis Rowland and Gene Rowland of Dexter; two daughters, Edwina Woolard and Marla Buchanan of Puxico; one brother, Wallace Gayle Bean of Dexter; one sister, Ruth Kee of St. Louis; and nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is scheduled from 5-8 p.m. today at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Wayne Dismuke officiating.
Burial will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.