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Florence Lewis Rowan

• Nov 4, 2018 at 5:08 PM

MIDLOTHIAN, VA - Florence Lewis Rowan, age 96, passed away peacefully while surrounded by her family at home in Midlothian, Virginia on Thursday, November 1, 2018.

She was born in Taylors Valley, Virginia on June 23, 1922. Some of her many talents include cross-stitch, painting pottery, sewing and cooking.   

She was a member of the Walnut Grove Church of the Brethren in Taylors Valley.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie King Rowan; her father, Solomon E. Lewis and her mother, Lavina Gentry Lewis; ten siblings, Arthur Lewis, Verna Lewis, Ora Hoke, Paul Lewis, Ruth Warden, Effie Price, Mildred Blevins, James Lewis, Bill Lewis, and Jack Lewis. She is survived by two children, Brenda (Kenny) Robertson of Midlothian, Virginia and Cathie (Jerry) Robinson of Kingsport, Tennessee; three grandchildren, Linsey (Jeremy) Allenbaugh, Jeffrey and Jennifer (Jessee); seven great-grandchildren, Abigail, Ashton, and Jackson Allenbaugh, Joshua (Whitney), Alexis, Madison, and Amelia; one great-great grandchild, Jaxton; one sibling, Rodger Lewis; and several nieces and nephews.  

The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at the Walnut Grove Church of the Brethren in Taylors Valley.  The funeral service will follow at 2:00 PM Wednesday at the church with Mrs. Martha Roudebush, minister officiating. The committal service and interment will follow at Jackson-Lewis Cemetery in Taylors Valley.  

Online condolences may be sent to the family and viewed by visitingwww.woodyfuneralhome.com and www.garrettfuneralhome.com

Mrs. Rowan and her family are in the care of Garrett Funeral Home, 203 N. Shady Avenue, Damascus, VA 24236, ph.#: 276-475-3631.

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