Mrs. Janet Logan Rowland

Mrs. Janet Logan Rowland, 90, of Lakeland, Fla., formerly of Ellijay, died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at the Grace Manor at Lake Morton in Lakeland, Fla.

She was born March 3, 1927, in Ellijay to the late John William and Mary Azalee Davis Logan. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Ellijay, was a graduate of Gilmer High School, class of 1945, and attended Southern Business University. She retired from working in various capacities for the federal government, where she served at Walter Reed Army Hospital as a court reporter in the military courts, and most recently for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as head of event planning.

She is preceded in death by husband, Art Rowland; son, Stanley Rowland; sisters, Buren Cannon, Cleo Sellers, Ruby Ballew and Noble Evans; and brothers, Claude Logan and John Thomas Logan.

She is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Alexander L. and Marina Rowland, of Lakeland, Fla.; four grandchildren; sister, Charlotte Logan Davis, of Ellijay; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, from the Logan Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Thom Shores officiating.

Music was by the Rev. Irene Wofford.

Interment was at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

George McClellan served as bagpiper.

Condolences can be made at

Logan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Times Courier

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Ellijay, GA. 30540

Phone: 706-635-4313
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