Source: December 11, 2006 Daily Southerner newspaper, Tarboro, NC
JULIE ROWLAND BOWLING ROCKY MOUNT — Julie Rowland Bowling, 45, passed away Friday, Dec. 8, 2006. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Englewood Baptist Church with the Rev. Ruben Bachelor, Dr. Michael Cloer and the Rev. Carleton McKita officiating. There will be a private burial immediately following the service.
She was born Nov. 21, 1961 in Nash County.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Dorothy Williams Rowland.
Bowling was a radiation therapist for Nash Health Care. She was a native of Rocky Mount where she graduated from Northern Nash High School in 1980. After graduation she went on to pursue her radio technology degree at Edgecombe Community College. She went to Roanoke, Va., to continue her radiation therapy certifications. She later attended Fayetteville Tech where she received her degree as a funeral service director in December of 2002. She served as a manager and therapist at Nash Day Hospital for 22 years.
She leaves to cherish her memory, a brother, Hal Rowland and wife, Sandra, of Rocky Mount; a sister, Deborah Bunn and husband, Shaun, of Rocky Mount; four special nieces and nephews, Bailey Lumley, Dustin Rowland, Trey and Maelyn Bunn; a grandmother, Lorena Williams; several aunts, uncles and cousins; and two very special pets, Buster and Bruiser.
The family will receive friends from 3-8 p.m. Tuesday at Bowling Funeral Home, Rocky Mount.
In honor of Julie's dedicated services as the cancer treatment, we ask that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, 11 S. Boylan Ave., Suite 2211, Raleigh NC 27603.
Arrangements are entrusted to Bowling Funeral Home & Crematory, Rocky Mount