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Howard Rowlett






Monday 12/08/03 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. Lakes Funeral Home

Funeral Service:

Tuesday 12/09/03 2:00 p.m. Lakes Funeral Home


Berea Cemetery


Howard Rowlett


Howard Rowlett age 87 of Hillcrest Dr. Berea died Saturday Dec. 6, 2003 at the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Howard was born in Rockcastle County to the late Roy and Ann Croucher Rowlett. Howard was a carpenter, and a member of the Bethel Baptist Church.


Howard is survived by his wife Evelyn Halcomb Rowlett of Berea, 3 children: James (Betty) Rowlett, Charles (Ann) Rowlette, and Virgil (Jakie) Rowlette all of Berea. 4 step children: Joan (David) Hammons, Karen (Charlie) Durham, Pam (Bobby) Childress, Jerry (Janet) Burke. 4 brothers Alonzo and Jesse Rowlette of Berea. Herbert, Roy Edmond Rowlette of Lawrenceburg, IN. 2 sisters Rachel Baker of Berea and Hester Ratliff of Lawrenceburg, IN. 6 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Howard was preceded in death by the mother of his children Ruth Calico Rowlett, 3 brothers and 2 sisters Preston, Lawrence, Junior, Bessie and Hazel.


Funeral services will be Tuesday Dec. 9, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. at the Lakes Funeral Home, with Rev. Randy McPheron officiating and burial in the Berea Cemetery. Pallbearers will be David Rowlette, Scott Rowlette, Stacy Rowlette, Timmy Decker, Donald Jeffery Decker, and Jeff Grant. Honorary bearers are granddaughters Sharon Decker, Kelly Scrivner, Melanie Rowlette Grant, Paul Coomer, Raymond Harris, Jerry Burke, and Matthew Rowlette. Visitation will be Monday Dec. 8, 2003 from 5:00 9:00 p.m. at the Lakes Funeral Home.