|Birth: ||May 21, 1906|
|Death: ||Apr. 23, 2000|
Mabel C. G. (Rowden) Dye, 93, formerly of Independence, died Sunday (April 23, 2000) at Kidron Health Care Center in North Newton.
She was born May 21, 1906, in Carthage, Mo., to Joseph H. and Alma A. (Henson) Rowden. She married Everett A. Dye Feb. 17, 1926, in Iola. He preceded her in death Feb. 17, 1984.
She moved to Independence from Chanute in 1931. In 1990 she moved to Newton. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Independence. She enjoyed decorating egg shells, flower gardening and at the age of 79 took up painting.
Survivors include: one son, Everett C. Dye of Littleton, Colo.; two daughters, Patricia Shanahan of Wichita and Sue Bretches of Newton; one sister, Donna Tabor of Kiowa; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by one sister, Doris Violett.
Celebration service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Webb and Rodrick Funeral Home Chapel in Independence with the Rev. James Ayers of First Presbyterian Church officiating. Burial will be in the Mount Hope Cemetery.
Friends may call until 8 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials have been established with First Presbyterian Church in care of Webb and Rodrick Funeral Home, 306 W. Main, Independence, KS 67301.
Joseph Henry Rowden (1877 - 1939)
Alma Australia Henson Rowden (1889 - 1961)
Mabel C.G Rowden Dye (1906 - 2000)
Ubal Rowden (1907 - 1983)*
Harold Franklin Rowden (1912 - 1994)*
Mount Hope Cemetery
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