of West Memphis, AR
February 2, 1949 - April 24, 2022
Janice Rowland McMahonFebruary 2, 1949 - April 24, 2022Janice Rowland McMahon, age 73, passed away peacefully at her home with her family at 4:15 am, on April 24, 2022.Janice was born on February 2, 1949, in Marked Tree, Arkansas, to her parents, the late Lester Wilburn Rowland and Talitha Mae (Ray) Provost Rowland of West Memphis, Arkansas.Janice leaves behind her husband of 27 years, Junius Parham McMahon. Janice and Parham spent 34 years together. They were best friends and were very much in love. Parham never called her Janice, he only called her ''babé.''Janice also leaves behind two daughters and nine grandchildren:Dyanna Rowland McFarland of West Memphis, Arkansas, and her children, Molly Olivia McFarland, Jake Sawyer McFarland, Lucy Belle McFarland, Dylan Reed McFarland, Turner Steven McFarland and William Dutch McFarland; and Melissa McMahon Solis (Pedro) of West Memphis, Arkansas, and their children, Gabriel Anthony Solis, Jordan McKenzie Solis and Hanna Taylor Solis.Born the second of four children, Janice is survived by her sister, Patsy Rowland Beatty (Mark) of Hixson, Tennessee; and her brothers, Kenneth Rowland (Gwen) of Cordova, Tennessee; and Larry Rowland of Panama City, Florida; and her five nieces and nephews, Paul Rowland (Chelsee) of Lake Worth, Florida; Shawn Rowland (Leslie) of Lakeland, Tennessee; Joy Rowland Johnson (Matt) of Spokane, Washington; Kaytlan Rowland Shanno (Corey) of Panama City, Florida; and Gabby Rowland of Cordova, Tennessee.Janice worked at Baptist Memorial Hospital for 30 years before retiring in 2015. Her favorite place to spend time was her family's cabin on the Spring River in Hardy, Arkansas. For over 40 years, she made many wonderful memories there with her family, river family and friends.Janice was very much loved by her family and friends. She will be greatly missed every single day.In lieu of a funeral, a private family visitation will be held Thursday afternoon, April 28, 2022.The family welcomes donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital as an expression of sympathy instead of flowers.
Parham, Gene and I were so sorry to hear about your beloved Janice. You and your family are in our prayers.
Parham, I am so sorry for your loss. I pray you will find comfort in the days ahead.
Parham, I’m extremely sadden by the passing of your wife. I pray you will find comfort in the days ahead. Praying for you.
My condolences for you and your family's loss Parham. Prayers out to you and your family for comfort.
Dyanna and Family - I'm sorry for your loss. I pray for your strength and fortitude during this time. I miss you and love you all, Julieanna
Our hearts share your sadness in the loss of Janice and our prayers ask God to surround you all with His Peaceful Presence and bring healing to your hearts. We will always have a special place in our hearts for the Rowland family. Precious Memories!!Nancy and Ken
Parham I am so sorry to hear this of the passing of your wife. Many Prayers for you and your family.
Lucy, I’m so very sorry for the loss of your grandmother. I know she loved you very much. Grandmothers and granddaughters have very special bonds and I know she’ll be looking down on you from Heaven.