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Opal S. Rowell March 3, 1938 - March 27, 2019

Opal S. Rowell, 81, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at Baptist Desoto in Southaven, Mississippi. A visitation will be held Friday, March 29, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Twin Oaks Funeral Home (290 Goodman Road East, Southaven, MS 38671). A funeral service will be held also at Twin Oaks Funeral Home on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens.  Dr. James Adams will officiate. Twin Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Opal is survived by her daughter, Shirley (Phillip) Santucci; son, Michael Price; step-son, Carter (Cindy) Rowell; step-daughter, Patricia Lewis; four grandchildren, Brian (Tracy) Rowell, Chelsea (Turner) Cole, Nathan Rowell, and Sarah (Aherin) Dickson; two great-grandchildren, Hudson Rowell and Norah Dickson; four siblings, Betty Putt, Sarah (Danny) Parker, Patsy (Jerry “Judge”) Avery, and Jimmy Smith; and her grand puppy, Roxie.

Opal was preceded in death by her loving husband of almost 30 years, Carter “Mack” Rowell, Jr.; parents, John William Smith and Hermie Lee Roland; sister, Elizabeth Dawson; brother, Charles Smith; step-daughter, Barbara Rowell.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks to make memorials to your choice.


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    Vicki Blaylock says

    Shirley and family,
    I am so very sorry for the loss of your Mother, she was such a precious lady. There is comfort knowing she is no longer suffering. I know you will miss her dearly. I will keep you in my prayers.

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    Shirley Santucci says

    Mother may you Rest In Peace and no more suffering. Love your daughter. Shirley

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    Dick Grantham says

    I’m so sorry to hear about your mother’s death. I know you will miss her greatly.

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    JoAnna Houston says

    Sending hugs your way. Ms Opal will leave a gaping hole in the hearts of many. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time of sorrow

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    Denise Miller says

    Sorry for you lost Shirley. Sending prayers.

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