Diana June Rowton

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Diana June Rowton, 61, of Paragould died Friday, May 23, 2008, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro.

She was born Nov. 14, 1946, to the late John and Lola (Kimble) McCord. She was a homemaker and attended a non-denominational church in Paragould.

She is survived by her husband, Johnny Rowton of Piggott; a son, Lance Rowton and wife Dawn of Adrain, Mich.; a daughter, Devonna McPherson and husband Donnie of Ft. Smith; her siblings, Lanny McCord of Webberville, Mich., Judy Wright of Piggott, Twila Thompson of Piggott, Thomas McCord of East Lansing, Mich., Linda Brown of Piggott, Tony McCord of Georgia, Teresa Brown of Gainesville, Sula Hart of Georgia, Sandy J. McCord of Venice, Fla., and Lena Graddy of Jonesboro; four grandchildren, Josh and Jared Thompson and Jonathan and Parker Rowton, along with many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Sunday, May 25, in the Irby Funeral Home Chapel in Rector with Bro. Carter Grindstaff officiating. Burial was in the Redenbo Cemetery near Corning. Irby Funeral Home of Rector was in charge of the arrangements.