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Dr. Herbert Rowland was born August 24, 1939 in Milburn, Oklahoma to Alpha and Eva (Pool) Rowland. He passed from this life November 18, 2009 in Antlers, Oklahoma, at the age of 70.Herbert graduated from Milburn High School in 1956, at the age of 16. After that, he attended Southeastern Oklahoma State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1960. He received his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Oklahoma in 1964, and began his medical practice in Antlers, Oklahoma on March 3, 1969. Herbert enjoyed spending time with family and friends, bird hunting, fishing, reading, & cooking.He is preceded in death by his parents, Alpha & Eva Rowland; and four brothers, Enos Rowland, Almon Rowland, Bay Rowland, & A.L. Rowland.Herbert is survived by his wife, Sande Rowland; children, Drs. Ted & Victoria Rowland of Antlers, Oklahoma, Dr. Wade & Cindy Rowland of Antlers, Oklahoma, Zane & Stacie Rowland of Edmond, Oklahoma, and Nick & Dr. Lee Anna Rowland of Antlers, Oklahoma, and Melody Davis of the home; his other children included, but are not limited to, Austin Davis, Michael Burrage, Steve Burrage, David Burrage, Earl Cooper & Sissy Holloway; grandchildren, Jeff & Meredith Rowland, Danny Rowland, Elizabeth Rowland, Judson, Christian & Roman Rowland, and Lance & Leslie Pardue; one great-grandchild, Lillona Rowland; sisters, Julia Ford of Gainesville, Texas, Mattie Lou Burrage Cooper of Antlers, Oklahoma, Vern Taylor of Milburn, Oklahoma, & Rosa Lee Gleeson (Sug) of Shawnee, Kansas; as well as many other relatives and friends.Funeral Services for Dr. Rowland will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, November 20, 2009, at the Antlers High School Gymnasium in Antlers, Oklahoma. Brent Miller and Ben Hotubbee will officiate. Pallbearers include: Mike Burrage, Mark Burrage, Joe Burrage, Bradley Burrage, David Burrage, Stetson Oates, Sean Burrage, & Shane Trent with Honorary Pallbearers as: Dr. Wayne Flatt, Al McLemore, PA, Randy Loehr, Dr. G V N Murty, Dr. John Randolph, , Dr. George Queja, Bob Oldham, PA, Chris Villarreal, PA, & David DelTorto, PA. Interment will follow at Hall Cemetery in Hall Community, Oklahoma.In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to: Milburn High School Alumni in Milburn, Oklahoma. Please contact the funeral home for mailing information.Family and friends may send online condolences at www.millscoffey.com. Arran-gements under the direction of Mills & Coffey Funeral Home, Antlers, Oklahoma.

Published in The Oklahoman on Nov. 20, 2009
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