February 18, 2013

Kenneth Vardel Rowell

The Express-Star

— Funeral service for Kenneth Vardel Rowell, 78, of Ninnekah, Oklahoma will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, February 18, 2013 in the Chapel of Sevier Funeral Home.  Visitation with family present

will be held Sunday, February 17, 2013 from 3 – 5 p.m.  in the Chapel of Sevier Funeral Home.

KENNETH VARDEL ROWELL was born December 12, 1934 in Ninnekah, Oklahoma the son of Obe  and Hazel (McClellan) Rowell.  He died February 14, 2013 in Chickasha.

Kenneth graduated from Ninnekah High School and lived in Grady County all of his life.  He farmed and ranched in Ninnekah for over 50 years.

He and Sharon Walker were married March 29, 1958 in Chickasha, Oklahoma.

Kenneth served in the U.S. Army Reserve.

He was a member of First Baptist Church of Ninnekah.

He was preceded in death by: Parents,  2 brothers:  Wayne Rowell and Anthony Rowell and an infant sister

Survivors include: Wife:  Sharon Rowell of the home; 2 sons: Monte Rowell and wife Janice, Shane Rowell and Anissa Alcorn; 1 sister:  Wanda Craddock and husband Bob; 1 brother:   Jerry Rowell and wife Susie; Grandchildren: Matthew Craddock, Keisha Craddock, Drew Rowell and Ethan Rowell; Great grandchildren: Jaylee Craddock, Casen Craddock, Kinley Craddock, Maxxton Reed and Xander Rowell

Interment will be in the Ninnekah Cemetery under the direction of Sevier Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

(Heart or cancer division)