Mary Sue Rowden, 74, of Abilene, Texas, passed away Feb. 19, 2015, in an Abilene hospital. |
She was born Jan. 31, 1941, to Willie Earl Lawson and Mary Jane Abernathy in Seymour, Texas. She grew up in Stanton and attended Stanton High School. She was married to Royce Don Rowden for 40 years.
She was a cosmetologist for 20 years and worked for Harmony Health Food for many years.
She was a devoted Christian, mother and grandmother who loved and cherished her family, friends and life-long friendships.
She was preceded in death by her parents, four siblings and her eldest son, Randal.
She is survived by her husband, Royce; her children, Wally and his wife, Shaunna Overby, Albert and his wife, Shana Overby; daughter-in-law, Debbie Overby; and nine grandchildren.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at College Baptist Church, 1105 Birdwell Lane, Big Spring, Texas.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the
Arrangements under the direction of Girdner Funeral Home of Abilene.
Published in Big Spring Herald on Feb. 24, 2015