History: David William Rowley

We were taking care of Margene (Margene Judkins) during July 1970 while the rest of the family (Marjorie Ann Rowley and Dwain Eugene, David Lenn, Deon Eugene, Dwana Kay, Myraon Dwain, Mark Ammon and Darrell Wayne Judkins) went to Montana to attend the Alcorn reunion. One day Estella (Estella Cordelia Tidwell) thought Rusty was with […]

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We were worried about Virginia (Virginia Fern Johnson) and we knew that she could not take care of the yard work on our place in Bountiful, so on our weekly days off we would drive up there and take care of things and find out how the family was doing. These trips and the extra […]

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History: David William Rowley

It was so nice to live just up the street from Dwain (Dwain Eugene Judkins) and Marge (Marjorie Ann Rowley) and their children (David Lenn, Deon Eugene, Dwana Kay, Myron Dwain, Mark Ammon, Darrell Wayne and Margene Judkins). Dwain and I (David William Rowley) have always had a mutual admiration for each other and we […]

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I (David William Rowley) took Sister Johnson (Estella Cordelia Tidwell), as I was still calling her, down to Margie’s (Marjorie Ann Rowley) for Sunday dinner and to introduce Stella to them. Stella liked them very much. After this we saw each other every night for a week. Then I asked her to marry me and […]

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It wasn’t long until I (David William Rowley) was sent to work out at Dugway, near Tooele, Utah. I could only come home on weekends. Then it seemed like I spent all my time trying to clean up the house and fix something decent to eat. The boys (Clayton Alcorn and Grant Alcorn Rowley) were […]

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Lillian’s (Lillian Alcorn) funeral was in the Bountiful 3rd Ward chapel and was conducted by our Bishop Norman E. Bowen. The main speaker was Lowell Thomson from Provo who was a very dear friend of ours from Eureka, California. He gave a very fine talk and told about the family and gave some very good […]

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I (David William Rowley) was still in construction work but with the fall my job ran out. Dwain’s (Dwain Eugene Judkins) father (Leonard Newell Judkins) offered me a job working for him in Orem, Utah. Sometimes Lillian (Lillian Alcorn) and the boys (Hugh Alcorn and Grant Alcorn Rowley) came down on weekends and sometimes I […]

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History: David William Rowley

In the fall of 1954 Grace (Grace Harriet Rowley) and Don (Donald Eugene Smith) came back from Germany. She was expecting another baby soon, so she and the two girls stayed with us while Don went on to his duty station. On 7 November 1954, she gave birth to a baby boy, they were very […]

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