Published 1:17 pm Thursday, August 10, 2023
Visitation will be Saturday, August 12, 2023 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at McDonald Funeral Home.
Burial will be in New Palestine Cemetery under the direction of McDonald Funeral Home.
A native of Picayune, MS, he was a Building Contractor and a member of First Baptist Church of Picayune. Ralph was a proud World War II veteran, where he served with the United States Coast Guard.
He was preceded in death by his parents, A. Matthew Rowell and Sally Bodie; his wife, Saranelle Smith Rowell; his son, R. Kenneth Rowell; his daughter, Sara R. Stewart; his sisters, Catherine R. Dossett and Lucy Rowell; and his brother, Jack Rowell.
Left to cherish his memory are his son, Stanley (Catherine) M. Rowell; his granddaughters, Melissa (Coy) L Smith, Amy (Tim) R. Ford, and Leah Rowell; his grandson, Josh (Denise) Rowell; and his 6 great grandchildren, Jordan, Kendall, Madeleine, Layla, Kamryn and Lily.
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