Malvin "Buster" Briggs Rowell, age 87 of Douglasville, Georgia passed away Monday, March 1, 2021. He was born May 21, 1933 in Geraldine, Alabama, the son of the late Mr. John Wesley Rowell and the late Elzie Viola Guthrie Rowell. Before retirement he owned Seminole Foundry in Lithia Springs. He enjoyed spending time with his dog, Jerry, and was always excited to see his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was a faithful Christian, loving husband and a devoted daddy. He served on the Wellstar Douglas Hospital Board of Authority and Wellstar Regional Board since 1976. He was a founding board member of Citizens & Merchants State Bank and served on the board of West Central Technical College. He was an avid hunter and golfer. Mr. Rowell was a member of Midway United Methodist Church of Douglasville since 1970.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three grandchildren; brother, Malcolm Rowell.
Mr. Rowell is survived by his bride of 70 years, Mrs. Venora Dean Stapler Rowell of Douglasville, Georgia; daughters and sons-in-laws, Sandra Mayer of Douglasville, Georgia, Teresa and Evan Hamilton of Douglasville, Georgia; Tami and Robert Owens of Hiram, Georgia; son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Melissa Rowell of Douglasville, Georgia; sister, Gaynell Kassaw of Auburndale, Florida; twelve grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews also survive.
The family will receive friends at Jones-Wynn Funeral Home of Douglasville Saturday, March 6, 2021 from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM. Funeral Services will be conducted Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 3:00 PM from the Chapel of Jones-Wynn Funeral Home of Douglasville. Interment will follow at Sunrise Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, the family asked that donations be made to the Wellstar Foundation, 805 Sandy Plains Road, Suite 100, Marietta, GA 30066 or Midway United Methodist Church of Douglasville, 1930 Midway Road, Douglasville, GA 30135.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.jones-wynn.com. Jones-Wynn Funeral Home of Douglasville is in charge of the arrangements. 770-942-2311