The Obituary for Mrs. Margaret Brown Roland


The funeral service for Margaret Brown Roland, age 83 of Cragford, will be held on Monday, July 15, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Benefield Funeral Home in Ashland with Rev. Kenneth Fuller officiating. Burial will follow in the Brown Family Cemetery.

Mrs. Roland passed away on Friday, July 12, 2019 at Lineville Health and Rehab. She was born in Clay County and moved to Chambers County where she lived for many years before returning back home. While in Chambers County she worked at Shawmut Mill for over 30 years.

She is survived by a daughter: Judy Benefield and husband Randy of Cragford; two grandsons, Joshua Benefield and wife Michelle of Cragford and Daniel Benefield and wife Danielle of Gardendale; two great-grandchildren, Bethany and Dakota; two sisters, Heidi Roland and husband Leroy, and Eva Hudson; one brother, Robert Brown; several nieces, nephews and other extended family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James Robert Brown and Mattie Lee Jones Brown; husband, Willie Joe Roland; siblings, Elizabeth Burrell, Callie Maddox, Katie Mae Queen, Samuel Brown, Kermit Brown, Bill Brown and Bobby Joe Brown .

The family will receive friends at Benefield Funeral Home in Ashland on Sunday, July 14, 2019 from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and until one hour prior to service.

Benefield Funeral Home of Ashland is in charge of the arrangements.

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