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Wilma Rowland

April 4, 1934 — December 4, 2023




Wilma Rowland, age 89 departed this life on Monday, December 4, 2023 at the AdventHealth of Manchester.  She was born on Wednesday, April 4, 1934 in Manchester to the union of Lawrence and Nellie Martin Pennington.  She worked for the Caron Spinning Thread Company and was a member of the Zion Baptist Church.


She leaves to mourn her passing her children: Vanda Beatty, Janice Hardebeck and Dwayne Rowland, her grandchildren: Tommy Beatty, Gilbert Reid, Jason Rowland, Jennifer Miller, Shannon Bay and Catherine Bullock, 13 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren.  Also surviving are her siblings: Carl Pennington, Gene Pennington, Clarence Pennington and Elmer Pennington.


She is preceded in death by her parents: Lawrence and Nellie Pennington, her husband: Lester Rowland, her son: Wade Rowland and her great grandson: Jace Rowland as well as her siblings: Raymond Pennington, Clayton Pennington, Clyde Pennington, D.D. Pennington, Ronnie Pennington, Alene Stone and Lorene Bullock.


Funeral Services for Wilma Rowland will be conducted on Saturday, December 9, 2023 at 2 PM at the Rominger Funeral Home Chapel.  Rev. Carl Allen will be presiding.  Burial will follow in the B. F. White Cemetery in Manchester.


The family will receive friends and loved ones on Saturday after 12 PM at Rominger Funeral Home Chapel.


Arrangements are entrusted to the Rominger Funeral Home.

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Saturday, December 9, 2023

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