History: David William Rowley

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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With the beginning of a new year, 1957, came the news that Grace (Grace Harriet Rowley) had given birth to another baby girl who was born 30 December 1956. They named her Lillian Lorraine after her two grandmothers (Lillian Alcorn and Coral Lorraine Bolton). Lillian went back to Virginia to be with her after the […]

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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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Oh yes, we had another grandchildren, Donna Diane (Donna Diane Smith), born to Grace (Grace Harriet Rowley) and Don (Donald Eugene Smith) on 27 September 1950. She was a cute little trick and she has always seemed to love her grandpa. We hadn’t been in Eureka long when they sent David’s (David Alcorn Rowley) body […]

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