Mrs. Betty LaNell Rowell, 75, of Hazlehurst, died Aug. 31 at her residence.
Mrs. Rowell was born Dec. 1, 1946, in Jeff Davis County.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Edsil Darwin Barlow, Vera Mae Faircloth Barlow, and a grandchild Stacia Lee Flood.
She was a homemaker, and a devoted grandmother to her grandchildren. She loved hummingbirds, fishing, cooking, and most of all her loving husband. She was a devoted member of Oakland Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Fred Earl Rowell of Hazlehurst; son Craig L. (Melissa) Rowell of Hazlehurst; daughter Tena (Scotty) Orvin of Hazlehurst; grandchildren Logan Stone, Nicholas Rowell, Alexis Rowell, John-Presley Orvin, Harlee Neesmith, Hailee Sellers, Jessi Lee Poole, Dalton Sellers; great-grandchildren Rianna Ward, Bristol Stone, Lennox Poole, Ellie Kate Stone, and Anna Beth Neesmith.
Services were held Sept. 2 at Oakland Baptist Church with the Rev. Royce Hulett, the Rev. Joey Andrews, and the Rev. Dustin Hutto officiating, with interment following in the church cemetery.
Honorary pallbearers were Linda Sammons, Bobby and Cheryl McNeal, Cathy and Jr. Sharpe, and the Senior Adult Sunday School Class.
Active pallbearers were Jason Bohannon, Chris Parlor, Brandon Parlor, Dax Rowell, Logan Stone, and Nick Rowell.
Music was rendered by the congregation under the direction of Vic Brantley.
Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home was in charge.