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Roxye Flo Rowell

August 15, 1932 October 15, 2020
Roxye Flo Rowell
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Obituary for Roxye Flo Rowell

Roxye Flo Rowell, 88, of Joplin, Missouri, passed away Thursday evening, October 15, 2020 at St. Luke’s Nursing Center, Carthage, Missouri. Roxye was born August 15, 1932 in Anson, Texas, the daughter of Calvin Houston Watts and Velma Ruth (Casbeer) Watts. She was a graduate of Anson High School and then went on to attend business college. She married Lonnie Lee Watts; he preceded her in death. She worked as a bank teller and also served as Director for Meals On Wheels. Roxye then married Bill Rowell in 1989. She was a member of the Crossroads Baptist Church in Carthage. Roxye was a devout Christian. She also devoted her life to loving and caring for her family and others.

Survivors include her husband, Bill; three daughters, Starla Cannon (Ray), Jasper, Missouri, Roxanne Snipes, Kerrville, Texas, and Tanya Baugh (Fred), Carthage; three sons, Steve Watts (Suzette), Houston, Texas, Rob Rowell (Sherry), Joplin, and Billy Rowell, Jr. (Angie), Snook, Texas; twenty one grandchildren; and forty great-grandchildren with two on the way.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, W.C. Watts, Bob Watts, and Burneal Watts; and two sisters, Louise Rose, and Ione Acklin.

Funeral services will be held 10 am, Monday, October 19, 2020 at Crossroads Baptist Church, Carthage. Burial will be held 11 am, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at Laurel Land Memorial Park, Ft. Worth, Texas, with reception to follow at The Church in Fort Worth, 4066 Kingsridge Road. Online condolences may be expressed through www.knellmortuary.com. Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of Knell Mortuary.

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Service

Monday

19

Oct

10:00 AM 10/19/2020 10:00:00 AM
Cross Road Baptist Church

17531 Hwy 96
Carthage, MO 64836

Cross Road Baptist Church
17531 Hwy 96 Carthage 64836 MO
United States

Graveside

Wednesday

21

Oct

11:00 AM 10/21/2020 11:00:00 AM
Laurel Land Memorial Park

7100 Crowley Road
Fort Worth, TX 76134

Laurel Land Memorial Park
7100 Crowley Road Fort Worth 76134 TX
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Laurel Land Memorial Park Final Resting Place

7100 Crowley Road
Fort Worth, TX 76134

7100 Crowley Road Fort Worth 76134 TX
United States
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