Maxine Kathleen Rowley

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Mrs. Maxine Kathleen Rowley, 83, of Leachville, passed from this life Sunday, June 24, 2012, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born at Ravenden, she was the daughter of the late R.G. and Lena Harris Perry and the widow of Donald Rowley. She was raised in the Manila area, and had lived in Florida and Michigan before returning to northeast Arkansas 7 years ago. She loved traveling in her motorhome, especially with her grandkids, nieces and nephews. Maxine was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two brothers, Bud Perry and Gerald Perry; and an infant sister.

Survivors include one son, Dan Johnson of Linden, Mich.;

One granddaughter, Lisa Mangrum of Atlanta;

One grandson, Mark Johnson of Linden, Mich.;

One brother, Bill Perry of Leachville;

Two sisters, Imogene Perry Powell of Lennon, Mich., and Pauline Perry Ware of Manila; and

Four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. today at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila with the Rev. Lee Davis officiating. Burial followed in Manila Cemetery. The family received friends at 10 a.m. until service time today at the funeral home. Guests may register at