A graveside funeral service will be held in the West Side District Cemetery on Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. for Charlotte “Sherry” Rowland, 70. Rev. Mark Fitzsimmons, pastor of Lighthouse Foursquare Church, will officiate. Mrs. Rowland was born in Indiana on June 16, 1943 and passed away in Bakersfield on August 23, 2013. She had worked as a nurse in the home health care industry for ten years. She loved cooking and camping, her favorite place being Lake Tahoe. She was also active in her church. Mrs. Rowland is survived by her sons, Jeff L. Rowland and his wife, Melanie, Stephen Rowland and his wife, Carrie, and Nathan Rowland; her daughter, Pamela Rowland Ward and her husband, Jim; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home. To express condolences or sign an online registry please visit www.EricksonAndBrown.com.