History: David William Rowley

A TRIBUTE TO A LOVING HUSBAND AND FATHER!!! When one has the opportunity to prepare a history such as this one for publication it becomes their privilege to include things that should be said but perhaps have not been. At this time , representing David William Rowley’s children (Grace Harriet, David Alcorn, Douglas Alcorn, Ralph […]

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SHARON (Sharon Lee Rowley) — My wee little one that we had with us so briefly. She was so lovely and sweet. I will always remember how, when I went to her room before leaving her and Lillian (Lillian Alcorn) at the hospital, she held out her little arms to me and oohed and tried […]

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HUGH (Hugh Alcorn Rowley) — He had such a sweet smile and was easy to care for. He was a cute little redhead from the time of his birth. He had a very agreeable and sometimes humorous disposition. When he was just a little boy he would tell funny jokes that brought attention to himself […]

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DOUGLAS (Douglas Alcorn Rowley) — He seemed to be a favorite with his mother (Lillian Alcorn), maybe because he had those beautiful golden curls. She wanted to name him Golden and was quite put out with me when I gave him another name at the time I blessed him. I am sure she came to […]

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DAVID (David Alcorn Rowley) — I can remember that David was a cute little baby, too, as we took him and Grace (Grace Harriet Rowley) to church. He was so full of life, even from the first. Someone told me when David was small that if I could channel that energy of his into the […]

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GRACE (Grace Harriet Rowley) — In my mind’s eye I can see Grace when she was just a small baby. She was such a pretty little thing with those big blue eyes and such rosy cheeks. All of her life she has had a beautiful complexion. When David (David Alcorn Rowley) came along Grace was […]

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POSTSCRIPT: I feel that I have passed over and failed to say some things I should have said. I want to pay a tribute to my first wife Lillian (Lillian Alcorn), the mother of my children (Grace Harriet, David Alcorn, Douglas Alcorn, Ralph Alcorn, Clayton Alcorn, Marjorie Ann, Hugh Alcorn, Sharon Lee and Grant Alcorn […]

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Douglas (Douglas Alcorn Rowley) and Vonna’s (Vonna Ensign) son Bill (William Douglas Rowley), started his mission to England on 2 December 1976 and Dwana (Dwana Kay Judkins)  was to be married on the 16th of December so Estella (Estella Cordelia Tidwell) went to California to visit her daughter (Geneal Rose Johnson) during the time in […]

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The funeral was on Monday and on the Sunday before in New Plymouth I (David William Rowley) had the honor of helping with the ordination of our grandson, Michael Johnson, to the Priesthood. I could tell that he knew that this was a very important turn in his life. He had bought a book in […]

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On our first anniversary we had been in Salt Lake and I (David William Rowley) had planned to take my wife (Estella Cordelia Tidwell) out to dinner, but when we got home we found Leonard (Lenard Clark Alcorn), Lillian’s (Lillian Alcorn) brother, had dropped in for a visit. Oh yes, the first year we were […]

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