Mrs. Royce Taylor Rowell, 75, of Indian Trail, passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Novant Presbyterian Medical Center.

Mrs. Rowell was born on April 12, 1945 in Union County, NC, daughter to the late Roy Worth Taylor and Letha Baucom Taylor. In addition to her parents, Royce was also preceded in death by her husband Jerry Daniel Rowell; and by her brother Armen Taylor. Royce was an active member at First Baptist Church of Indian Trail. She was a lovely person who cared deeply for her family and cared deeply for Christ. She will be deeply missed by those who knew her.

Survivors include children, Evan Rowell (Stephanie), Ashley Laney (Mike), and Jason Rowell; grandchildren Kelby and Beck and Micah, Jacob, Grace, Zack Toth and Jennifer Toth Hornaday; great-grandchildren Emery Hornaday and Elijah Hornaday; and by her sister Judy Furr.

Due to the COVID 19 restrictions and for everyone’s health and safety there will be a private graveside service at Forest Lawn East Cemetery where Mrs. Rowell will be laid to rest beside her beloved late husband Jerry.

Arrangements are in the care of Heritage Funeral Home, Weddington Chapel. An online guestbook is available at