Stevens & Grass Funeral Home

4203 Salines Dr, Malden, WV


Shirley Jo Rowlands

December 12, 1935October 21, 2019

Shirley Jo Rowlands, 83, of Charleston, passed away on Monday, October 21, 2019, after a long illness. She was born December 12, 1935 at Winifrede, to the late Rome and Gladys Petry Cottrell. She was also preceded in death by a son, Albert James Jr. Shirley’s greatest love was for Jesus and her family; she always had a smile that touched the hearts of everyone. She is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Albert Rowlands; daughters, Sheila (Shashi) Naidu and Sherry (Robert) Cunningham; son, Timothy (Amber) Rowlands; brothers, Donald (Pat) Cottrell, C. J. (Bertie) Cottrell and Tom Cottrell; half-brothers, Jim and Sam Cottrell; sisters, Fay Cottrell and Sue Allen; half-sister, Kay Cottrell Taylor; grandchildren, Daniel, Brian, Kevin, Cody and Kara; and 9 great-grandchildren. The funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. on Friday, October 25, 2019, at the Valley Grove Church of the Nazarene, 263 Rutledge Road, Charleston, with Pastor Steve Wheeler officiating. The burial will follow the service at Elk Hills Memorial Park, Big Chimney. Family and friends will gather for the visitation from 11:00 a.m. until time of service on Friday at the Church.


  • Visitation Friday, October 25, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, October 25, 2019


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Kenneth Rumbaugh

October 24, 2019

My deepest sym

pathies. Cousin. Kenneth

Nita Hudnall Schoolcraft

October 23, 2019

My deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother. I remember her coming into our Kindergarten class and decorating santa sugar cookies. She was always a sweet lady during VBS and will be dearly missed.