Kazuko (Nakajima) Rowell

January 25, 1924December 5, 2018

Pooler, GA

Kazuko N. Rowell, age 94, passed away Wednesday, December 5th in The Oaks at Pooler.

Mrs. Rowell was born in Japan and lived many years in Memphis, Tennessee and Austin, Texas and had lived in Pooler, Georgia for the past five years. Kazuko worked as a seamstress for many years with J. C. Penney and Cash and Wright’s in Memphis and very much enjoyed line dancing.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry D. Rowell; son, James E. Rowell and daughter, Karen A. Rowell.

Mrs. Rowell is survived by her son, Karl D. Rowell (Rhonda Johnson) of Pooler; granddaughter, Laura Ashley Rowell DeFord and her husband, Rex of Augusta, GA and great-granddaughter, Presley DeFord of Augusta, GA.

A private interment will be held at a later date.

Hodges-Moore Funeral Home,, is in charge of funeral arrangements.


  • Karl D. Rowell (Rhonda Johnson), Son
  • Laura Ashley Rowell DeFord (Rex), Grandchild
  • Presley DeFord, Great Grandchild
  • Harry D. Rowell, Husband
  • James E. Rowell, Son
  • Karen A. Rowell, Daughter


  • Private Interment

Kazuko (Nakajima) Rowell

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Laila Rowell

December 23, 2018


I love and miss you grandma. I wish you could've met the most recent addition.. but Bradie Denise. Teagan Marie, Marilyn Grace, Victoria Ann and I all love you and i will honor your memory and legacy by sharing all my memories of you and keeping your pictures up here at home...