The Rowlands have been serving North Augusta and the surrounding area for
more than thirty years. In 1991, after finishing his commitment to a large
corporate funeral service, Johnny Rowland, along with his wife, Miriam,
began construction of Rowland Funeral Home in North Augusta. This privately
owned firm enabled them to give the community the personal attention and
compassion they deserved.
In 1996 the support of the community gave the Rowlands the opportunity to
begin building a larger and more convenient facility. The new 12,000 square
foot facility on Martintown Road opened in 1997. Upon the opening of the
new facility, Rowland Funeral Home was invited to join the Selected
Independent Funeral Homes Association. Membership is by invitation only,
and is reserved for the most highly regarded funeral homes in the nation.
In 2017, the Rowlands were proud to turn over operations to their daughter
and son-in-law, Miriam and Michael Ford. The name was changed to
Rowland-Ford Funeral Home, and the tradition of service and compassion