History: David William Rowley

Luella Downard (Luella Jones) told Estella (Estella Cordelia Tidwell) later that “Dave (David William Rowley) just put his arms around these cousins and loved them into coming to the reunions and then loved them some more until they thought it a pleasure to work with him in doing these things. He always went the extra […]

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In February 1965 we received word that Leonard Alcorn (Lenard Clark Alcorn) had died. Also Grant (Grant Alcorn Rowley) called and told us that he was going to be sent to Vietnam and we wanted to see him before he went, so we went to California in Grace’s (Grace Harriet Rowley) car. Gay Alcorn (Wendall […]

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History: David William Rowley

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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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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We really enjoyed the spirit the missionaries brought with them when they would come to dinner. Many times I (David William Rowley) was able to spend time with them in discussing gospel principles. Our daughter, Margie (Marjorie Ann Rowley), became interested in Elder Judkins (Dwain Eugene Judkins) because of his excellent example and we could […]

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