Mark Rowan, 58, of Alma passed away Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, in Fort Smith. He was born Sept. 9, 1958, in Moberly, Mo., to the late Clifton and Ruth Rowan. He was the transportation director at OK Foods in Fort Smith and a member of District 6 volunteer firefighters.

He is survived by his wife, Debra Gayle of the home; a son, Brian Rowan and wife Nicole of Van Buren; his mother-in-law, Flossie Montag of Van Buren; a brother, Mike Rowan and wife Cathy of Springfield, Mo.; two grandchildren, Bailey Williams and Braxton Rowan, both of Van Buren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Memorial service was Aug. 15 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home Chapel. Cremation is under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.

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