Hazel Severt Rowland



HAZEL SEVERT ROWLAND, age 99, formerly of Bluff City, Tennessee, died Thursday, June 3, 2021 at Abingdon Health & Rehab Center, Abingdon, Va.


Hazel was born January 21, 1922, to the late Avery Hampton, Sr. and Bernice McGlamery Severt of Marion, Va.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William B. “Bill” Rowland; and twelve brothers and sisters.


Hazel is survived by one sister, Betty Severt Rouse of Chilhowie, Va.; two brothers, Avery H. Severt, Jr., and wife, Betty of Atlanta, Ga., and James W. Severt and wife, Eliza of Martinsville, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.


The family would like to say a special thank you to the staff of Abingdon Health & Rehab for their love and care given to Hazel.


In keeping with Mrs. Rowland’s request, there will be no public visitation. Graveside services will be held Sunday, June 6, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Rose Lawn Cemetery Mausoleum, 4410 Lee Highway, Marion, Va. 24354. with Pastor Frank Branson officiating.


In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Abingdon Health & Rehab,  Activities Fund, 15051 Harmony Hills Lane, Abingdon, Va. 24211.


To share memories of Hazel Severt Rowland, please visit www.seaverbrown.com. Care for Hazel’s family has been entrusted to Seaver-Brown Funeral Service & Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion, Va. 24354.