- August 15, 2012
- Baton Rouge, Louisiana
of Eugene's Passing
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“Martha & Fly., So sorry to hear of Bro. Gene's passing. He was a wonderful person & Pastor. We loved him very much & he will be greatly missed. May...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Marie & Maurice Wall - friend
“Martha and family,
I am sorry to read of Gene's passing. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.
2 of 15 | Posted by: Kathy Anderson - St. Francisville, LA
“I send my prayers to Martha and family. Eugene will be missed but remembered.
God Bless all of you.
Marie Everett Thompson
classmate of 1958
3 of 15 | Posted by: Marie Everett Thompson - LA
“I REMEMBER A GOOD FRIEND IN SCHOOL.
4 of 15 | Posted by: GENE BRIDGES - ZACHARY, LA
“Eugene was a wonderful Christian, a real jewel. In our younger years, my sister and I saw him daily at Stone's soda fountain and every Sunday at...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Stella Ellis Nugent - TX - Friend
“We didn't stay in touch, but I've always thought of Eugene as a friend and a good man.
6 of 15 | Posted by: Thiel I. Bueto Jr. - La Place, LA
“Eugene was such a nice guy. I remember how nice he was to everyone in high school and what a terrific smile he had. I wish I would have kept in touch...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Don Pogue - Grand Prairie, TX
“Not only was Gene ( I remember him as Eugene) a classmate but a member of the band family. A best memory is that of traveling by train from Baton...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Camille Caillouet Gannon - Tucson, AZ
“Gene has been a friend and his life was a lesson in how to forgive and love people as Christ would have us do. We miss him greatly and share your...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Ivy & Anne Butler - baton rouge, LA
Your father was a man of strength and compassion. He brought happiness wherever he went. His laugh must have been infectious and his...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Vance McCray III - New Orleans, LA
“While I didn't get the opportunity to meet Mr. Rowland personally, I am friends with his daughter, Kim. People can't be as kind and loving as Kim is...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Amy - Canton, MS
“My deepest sympathy to Gene's family.
12 of 15 | Posted by: Joe Theriot - Baton Rouge, LA
“I will always remember Brother Gene when he was at Grangeville back in the 80s. He always kept my spirits up and helped me to keep my faith. He will...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Oakley Jones - Friend
“Please know Jane and her family are in my thoughts and prayers.
14 of 15 | Posted by: Lynn Acker
“My thoughts and prayers along with the entire Ultra family go out to Jane and her family.
15 of 15 | Posted by: Jerry Lindsay
Eugene Covington Rowland, a resident of Luling, he died on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at Cannon Hospice in Jefferson, LA. He was 72. Visitation will be held on Friday, August 17, 2012 at Zoar Baptist Church in Baton Rouge from 5:00pm until 9:00pm. Visitation on Saturday, August 18, 2012 will be held at Wanilla Baptist Church, 997 Smith Ferry Road, Monticello, MS beginning at 12:00pm. Bro. Chad Carney will conduct religious services at 2:00pm. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. He is survived by his wife of fifty-three years, Martha Long Rowland, one son, Jeffrey G. Rowland and fiancé Kim Newell, three daughters, Kim Sibley and partner Angie Fruge, Kelly Hopkins and husband Harvey, and Kristi Landry and husband Roger, one brother, Tommy Rowland and wife Kay, three sisters, Glenda Fontenot and husband Robert, Virginia Hathcock and husband Charles and Jane Shepard and husband Jay, thirteen grandchildren, Cody, Haley and fiancé Stephen, Jordan, Ryan and wife Megan, Shelby, Kirby and fiancé Lindsey, Ashley, Michael, Taylor, Tommy, Kyle, Logan and Riley and five great grandchildren. He preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd C and Ernestine Rowland. He was a retired pastor of Wanilla Baptist Church. Please sign the online guestbook at www.sealefuneral.com