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Robert "Bob" E. Rowell

March 19, 1932 — November 27, 2022

Helena, Alabama

Mr. Robert  E. Rowell, husband of the late Doris Lowery Rowell, of Helena and formerly of Selma passed away at Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster, Alabama on Sunday, November 27, 2022 at the age of 90.

Mr. Rowell was born to the late Robert Rowell and the late Nadine Fowler Rowell on March 19, 1932 in Mobile, Alabama.

Mr. Rowell was a 1950 graduate of Carlowville School. He went on to graduate from the University of Alabama in 1961. Mr. Rowell also served his country in the United States Army and trained as a paratrooper while stationed at Ft. Benning. He spent the rest of his career that stretched over 35 years in management with Alabama Power before retiring.

He is survived by his children, Robert Steven "Steve" Rowell and James Lowery "Jim" Rowell (Dawn); and grandchildren, Jamie Rowell Parker (Billy) and Wilson Lowery "Will" Rowell (Anna Lee Curren).

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Doris Lowery Rowell; and siblings, Naida Speed, John Rowell, Larry Rowell, and Mike Rowell.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 2, 2022 at 12:00 from the Chapel of Selma Funeral Home with Fr. Stephen Hornat officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Friday beginning at 11:00 a.m..

Interment will follow in New Live Oak Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Final care and arrangements have been faithfully entrusted to the professional staff of Selma Funeral Home.


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