Doris Frances Rowland(1940 - 2012)

Doris Frances Rowland, 72

Doris Frances Rowland, 72, a resident of Mountain Home passed away Saturday, December 29, 2012, at Christus Spohn Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas.

She was born September 6, 1940 in Pascola, Missouri. Mrs. Rowland married Walter Thomas Rowland, Jr. on May 29, 1957 in East Prairie, Missouri. She relocated to Mountain Home in 1976 from Rolla, Missouri. Mrs. Rowland retired from the Baxter Lab in Mountain Home after 23 years of service. She was a Girl Scout leader during while her three daughters were active in the club and the past president of the National Guard Auxiliary. She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl W. and Vertis Juanita Portwood Jackson; two daughters, Frances Kay Denny and Shelia Isakson; a son, Michael Rowland and a sister, Oretha Stockman.

Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Junior Rowland of Mountain Home; a daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Victor Foster of Tulsa, Oklahoma; a son-in-law, David Isakson of Mountain Home; seven grandsons, Cory Denny, Stephen Isakson, Christopher Isakson, Jason Rowland, Christopher Driska, Dakota Driska and Landan Foster; two great grandchildren, Emajyn Kay Denny and Cameron Isakson and other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Friday, January 4, 2013, at the Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.

The funeral will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, January 4, 2013, at the Conner-Hankins Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Lowell Tregle officiating. Burial will be private under the direction of Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Ozarks, 701 Burnett Drive, Mountain Home, Arkansas 72653.

The online obituary and guestbook are available at


Funeral Home

Conner-Hankins Funeral Home
2833 Highway 62 West Mountain Home, AR 72653

Published in Baxter Bulletin from Jan. 2 to Jan. 4, 2013