Mary Juanita White Rowland Short, 90

by | July 3, 2018 1:13 pm

   Funeral services for Mary Juanita White Rowland Short, 90, of Wadley will be held Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Sardis Primitive Baptist Church with Elders Lindy Webb Jr. and Sam Adkins officiating. She will lie in state one hour prior to service. Interment will follow in Sardis Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. She passed away Saturday, June 30, 2018, at her residence following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Mary Juanita White Rowland Short was born February 28, 1928, in Vidalia to the late Green Clinton White and Mary Lizzie Osborne White. She enjoyed catching, cooking, and eating fish. Short was the best mom and nana that was loved by all, and she loved everyone. She was a member of the Kite Prayer breakfast, and was the oldest and longest member of Sardis Primitive Baptist Church. Short was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Lewis Carson Rowland and Herman Short; and son, Randy Rowland.

   Survivors include her daughter, Dianne (Hamp) Griffin of Swainsboro; daughter-in-law, Carrie Rowland of Wadley; son, Bill Short of Swainsboro; grandchildren, Kelley Chandler, Clancey (John) Goodwin, Clinton (Melissa)

Rowland, Allie Rowland, and Harli Short; great-grandchildren, Mary Caroline Goodwin, John Goodwin II, Kati Rowland, Carson Rowland, and Abbi Moore; special family friend, Cricket Salter; and several nieces, nephews, and many friends.

   Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.

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