Anna Frances Petty Rowland, 86

Published 7:01 am Thursday, April 27, 2017

Mrs. Anna Frances Petty Rowland, 86, of Mt. Vernon, died Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at her home. She was born in Shannon County, Mo., on September 18, 1930, the daughter of Pearl Wallace and Laura Frances Smith Petty. She was a retired employee of Kenwell Inc. and was a member of Northside Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing and craft work.
She is survived by her husband, Donald Rowland; two sons, Ray Sexton and wife, Suzanne of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Ron Sexton and wife Janice of Hustonville; and three daughters, Mary Sexton Buniff, Theresa Sexton Bannett and husband, Charles, and Anita Petty Campbell and husband, Roger, all of Frankfort; three grandchildren; six stepchildren; and many step grandchildren and great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, a granddaughter, a sister, and a brother.
Memorial services were conducted Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Northside Baptist Church by Bro. Jarod Amyx.
Please visit or Dowell & Martin Funeral Home’s Facebook page to view Mrs. Rowland’s online obituary.

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