History: David William Rowley

TO ALL MY CHILDREN (Grace Harriet, David Alcorn, Douglas Alcorn, Ralph Alcorn, Clayton Alcorn, Marjorie Ann, Hugh Grant, Sharon Lee and Grant Alcorn) — The raising of you children was a wonderful experience from babies to growing up and having families of your own. It has been an experience I will always remember with love […]

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MARJORIE (Marjorie Ann Rowley) — You were such a sweet little girl and we were so proud of you and loved you so much. You were such a good little mother to the younger ones. I remember when you saved Hugh’s (Hugh Alcorn Rowley) life when he fell off the footbridge into the drain ditch. […]

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LILLIAN (Lillian Alcorn) — She was a fine woman in so many ways. She was an excellent cook and used to fix us such good meals. She could keep a good house, too. She had a gift for sewing and could make clothes look really well. One winter she made nice shirts for all the […]

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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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Of course our first important business for the year 1979 was getting ready for our trip to Hawaii. After exchanging letters and calls with Grant (Grant Alcorn Rowley) we were all set. Since we had to buy a ticket to Los Angeles before we could fly over, we decided to get the most for our […]

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Our dear sweet Verda (Verda May Rowley) was laid to rest on the 12th of June 1978 in Spanish Fork, Utah. The service was very good and everything went well. Verda and I had always been special to each other and I miss her so much. I console myself that at my age, it won’t […]

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1978 — We had been having quite mild weather in Mountain Home and we were busy and happy. We heard from Grant (Grant Alcorn Rowley) that they were going to be in Utah in the first part of March. They had adopted a son, Richard K., the summer of 1977. Of course we wanted to […]

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In the early part of August we went on a three day trip to Idaho Falls to attend the temple. We went with some friends from New Plymouth. We stayed in a cheap hotel to save money and we hadn’t been sleeping well. I always took Estella (Estella Cordelia Tidwell) to the prayer circle in […]

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History: David William Rowley

Speaking of family we found out that my nephew, Noland Rowley (Noland Thornton Rowley), was living over in Homedale, Idaho and we went over to see them and they came to see us. When Francis (Hugh Francis Rowley) and Erma (Erma Thornton) came to see them we also got to enjoy a visit for a […]

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Before we came home we went over to Eureka to see Emerson (Emerson Adis Rowley) and Walter (Walter Illith Rowley) and their wives (Sarah Marie Alderson and Lois Evelyn Chapman – respectively). We were treated royally there and really enjoyed our visit with them. It was almost the middle of December when we started home […]

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