Obituary of Patricia Evans Rowan
Patricia Evans Rowan, Nashville, TN November 23 ,2019 at Alive Hospice. Patsy Rowan was born on May 6, 1936 in Nashville, TN. The youngest child of John Robert and Anna Marie Evans. She is preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Manson Milner Rowan;sisters, Gloria Knoch (Horace), Jane Odum (Jimmy);brothers, Jack (Mary) and Don (Sue) Evans;son-in-law, James (Jimmy) F. Pilkerton III. Patsy is survived by her children, Kipp Rowan (Pam), Karen Pilkerton, Pat Rowan (Adele) and Dana Griscom (Jimmy);grandchildren, Katie D' Alessandro (Nick), Blair Gunn (Isaac), Brien Rowan (Leslie), Dede Rowan, Ali Pilkerton, Tish Picklesimer (Bryan), Jay Pilkerton (Katheryn), Margaret Rowan, Patrick Rowan, Tee Griscom (Elizabeth), Rowan Griscom and 10 great grandchildren.
A devout Catholic, Patsy Attended Mass and said the Rosary daily. She had a great devotion to St. Therese of Lisieux. Patsy's dedication to her Faith was only matched by her loyalty and commitment to family. She found great joy in her children and delighted in her grandchildren. Patsy also loved her days playing tennis at Hillwood Country Club, exercising and meeting new friends at the YMCA in Green Hills.
A private family Memorial Service will be held at St. Henry's Catholic Church.
In Lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Alive Hospice.