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Gerry Rowland (Courtesy)

December 31, 1969 — June 20, 2021

Gerry Rowland (Courtesy)

Mrs. Vivian Geraldine "Gerry" Lane Rowland, 79, of Thirteen Forks Road, Dewy Rose, wife of the late Royce Jessie Lee Rowland, passed away on Sunday, June 20, 2021, at her residence.

Mrs. Rowland was born in Oklahoma City, OK on January 13, 1942, daughter of the late Earl Elmo Lane and Voleta Ruth Summers Lane Reese. She was retired from Monroe Automotive Company and a member of Liberty Congregational Church. Gerry enjoyed arts and crafts, working in her yard, and attending the Elberton Senior Center.

Survivors include her children: Nena Ruth Thompson and her husband Clark of Bowman, Jody Mae White, wife of the late Mike White of Dewy Rose, William Troy Crawford and his wife Michelle of Jacksonville, FL, and William Sean Crawford of Dewy Rose; brothers: Ronnie Earl Lane and Dennis Allen Lane; nine grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Funeral services celebrating her life will be held on Monday, June 28, at 2 o'clock at Liberty Congregational Church with the Rev. Tim Adams officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Mrs. Rowland will lie instate for one hour prior to the service.

The family is at the residence and will receive friends at Berry Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00p.m. on Sunday, June 27.

Flowers are accepted and contributions may be made in her memory to Liberty Congregational Church.

Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Vivian Geraldine "Gerry" Lane Rowland.

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