Cena Jane Rowles, 82, passed away on August 14, 2022, at SOMC. She was born March 10, 1940, in Scioto Furnace, Ohio to the late Adam Edward Maynard and Helen Louise (Pyles) Maynard. A long time resident of South Webster, she worked for Bloom Local Schools as a bus driver until retirement at age 71.
Janie is survived by one daughter, Melinda (Todd) Hollback, seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, brother Walter (Wanda) Maynard, sisters, Jessie Kuhn and Edwanna (Art) Holmes, and many nieces, nephews, and friends. Janie was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Rowles, granddaughter Layla Jnae Hollback, sisters Sarah Wicker and Maybelle Maynard, and brother Edward Maynard.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, August 18, 2022, at D.W. SWICK FUNERAL HOME in South Webster with son-in-law Todd Hollback officiating. Interment will follow at South Webster Cemetery.
We are a grassroots team of local journalists on a mission to give our community up-to-the-second news and events for Southern Ohio, Northern Kentucky, and Western West Virginia. We believe progress inspires change and we believe our reporting has become the front-lines of Portsmouth, Ohio's comeback.