Lonnie Wilson Rowlett 89, of Quitman went to be with the Lord Wednesday, March 26, 2014. He was born March 10, 1925 in Morrilton, Arkansas to the late Clifton B. Rowlett and Ella Baker Rowlett. He was a Navy veteran of WWII, a business teacher at Quitman School system and served the school as Principal and many years as Superintendent. He had a masters degree in education, a past member of the Quitman City Council, committeeman for the Democratic Party, board member of Renegar Apartments, committee member for Cleburne County Cares and an Elder at the Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife of sixty-five years, Ola Jane Bearden Rowlett, son Larry Wayne Rowlett (Donna) of Santa Rosa, California, grandson Brett Rowlett of Santa Rosa, Calif., two sisters, Opal Rowlett of Quitman and Bronnie Andrews of Smackover, Arkansas. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Ellen Rowlett, two brothers, William Rowlett and C.B. Rowlett and a sister, Ethel Mae Webb. Services are 3 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home Greenbrier with Lynn Burford, Bob Hale and Alex Hale officiating. Burial will be in Old Texas Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Pallbearers are Bill Rowlett, Ralph Webb, Jr. David W. Woodall, David C. Woodall, Louis Parish and Darrell Hopkins. Arrangements by Roller-McNutt Funeral Home Greenbrier. 501-679-2575. Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.
Published March 28, 2014