Pamela Kay Rowden


    Pamela Kay Rowden of Sullivan, Missouri was born on March 21, 1956 in St. Louis, Missouri to Elzia and Opal (Adkins) Rowden and passed away on Monday, October 10, 2022 at the age of 66 years.


    She attended High Ridge Elementary and St. Clair High School. Following high school, Pamela furthered her education at East Central College, where she took classes pertaining to business and secretarial work.
    In Pam’s earlier years, she worked at Midwest Footwear, Paramount and the Bank of Bourbon. She then went to work for a privately owned marketing company in Maryland Heights before returning to the Bank of Bourbon, where she remained until her health would no longer allow her to work.
    She was a faithful member of St. Anthony Catholic Church of Sullivan.
    Pam enjoyed going to yard sales and was always on the lookout for a good bargain. She also enjoyed playing cards, especially “Hand & Foot.” Pam could talk to anyone and everyone and was a social butterfly wherever she went.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Elzia and Opal Rowden; four siblings, Myrl Adkins, Lonnie Rowden, Nancy Elder, and Marian Umfleet; and nephew, Wayne Elder.
    She is survived by her siblings, Boyd Rowden and wife Deborah of West St. Clair, Missouri, Verline Hart and husband Henry of Park Hills, Missouri, Sandy Rowden of Bourbon, Missouri, and Mark Rowden and wife Wendy of Farmington, Missouri; two sisters-in-law, Sherry Adkins and Ginny Rowden; two brothers-in-law, Gary Elder and Terry Umfleet; other relatives and friends.
    Funeral mass was held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 20, 2022 at St. Anthony Catholic Church.
    Inurnment followed in the St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Sullivan, Missouri..