October 12, 1955 – December 29, 2020
Funeral services for Wanda Rowell, 65, of Downsville, La., will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Farrar Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. John Rushing officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Ararat Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville.
Mrs. Rowell passed away on December 29, 2020. Wanda loved to play Bingo and trips to the casino. She loved to cook and traveling with her husband. Mrs. Rowell was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother who will be dearly missed.
Mrs. Rowell was preceded in death by her parents, James Atkins and Nell Henry; and two brothers, Johnny Atkins and James Atkins, Jr.
Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 17 years, Tex Rowell; two children, Jessica Simpson (Channing) and Kristi Fife (Matt); five grandchildren, Taylor Johnson (Michael), Tyler Ezell (Josie), Madison Bonvillain, Mason Bonvillain and Malachi Parks; five great-grandchildren, Ainsley Ferguson, Alijah Ferguson, Hunter Ezell, Ava Ferguson and Addie Ferguson; three brothers, Danny Atkins, Tommy Henry (Lisa) and Joey Atkins (Shelley); three sisters, Rose Sims (Doug), Sissy Dennis and Linda Blakeley; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends.
Pallbearers will be Michael Ferguson, Tyler Ezell, Channing Simpson, Ryan Johnson, Matt Fife and Mason Bonvillain.
Honorary pallbearers will be Tom Ledbetter, Mike Skains, Walter Hancock, Billy Skains and Rex Skains.
Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. ~ 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Farrar Funeral Home Chapel.