Rowena Sue (Edwards) Smith passed away April 20, 2013, in Columbia, MO, at the age of 74.

Rowena Sue was born June 15, 1938, to George Lewis Edwards and Ethel Mary (Hull) Edwards in Maryville, MO.

On March 5, 1960, Rowena married Roger Glen Smith. Of this union, 3 children were born.

Rowena graduated from Horace Mann High School in Maryville and then attended NWMSU. For 20 years, she worked in the family business: Virgil Smith Quarries. Rowena and Roger had made their home in Rolla since 1970.

Rowena is survived by: her husband Roger, children: Susan Rachelle and husband Cordell Lawrence, Roger Glen Smith II, James Lewis Smith and wife Marsha, six grandchildren: Jason, Courtney, Jamie, Kenny, Joshua and Jewel, and four great-grandchildren, Avia, Nathanial, Cassidy and Samual.

A private memorial service will be held.