George Alma Lowe son of John Lowe and Elizabeth Couzens was born 17 Jan 1854 Salt Lake City, Utah. Died 16 Oct 1940 in Parowan, Utah.
They married 14 Dec 1873 in Parowan, Utah. They had 12 children all born in Parowan, Utah.
George Alma b. 8 Jan 1875 d. 20 Feb 1951 Olathe, Colorado m. Mary Ellen Heap 10 Jul 1895
Daniel Joseph b. 24 Oct 1877 d. 9 Oct 1945 Billings, Montana m. Mary Ellen Banks 18 May 1896
Samuel Oscar b. 11 Sep 1879 d. 30 May 1925 Idaho. m. Vinnie Anna Brown 23 Jul 1907
Walter Ambrose b. 27 Jul 1881 d. 20 Feb 1884 Parowan, Utah
JOHN RONALD b. 16 Aug 1882 d. 9 Oct 1946 Evanston, Wyoming m. Mabel Gertrude Holyoak 25 Aug 1905.
Amy Deslie b. 10 Sep 1884 d. 15 Dec 1965 St George, Utah m. Neils Albert Andersen 28 Jun 1911
Ernest Isaac b. 1 Dec 1888 d. 2 Mar 1952 Las Vegas, Nevada. m. Genevieve Ward 24 Oct 1911.
Lillian Sarah b.31 Mar 1890 d. 14 May 1973 Parowan, Utah. m. Lellon Berdick Heap 27 Jun 1911.
Grant Allen b. 24 Dec 1893 d. 6 May 1084 Grants Pass, Oregon, m. Rosetta Bauer 5 Aug 1912.
Adaline b. 15 Jan 1897 d. 6 Jun 1968 Cedar City, Utah, m. Clifford Evans 1 Jun 1913.
Alphonso b. 10 Jun 1898 d. 31 Oct 1973 m. Edna V Woodall.
Annie Laura b. 3 Aug 1900 d. 17 May West Covina, California, m. Marcina Allen Rose 26 Jul 1919, divorced. m. Leonard Spendlove 1 Mar 1947.
Final Rites Held
For Harriet A. Lowe
Death came on Monday morning to Harriet Allen Lowe, 82, wife of George A. Lowe, an esteemed woman of this community. She had been in failing health for several months and for several days before the end came she was unconscious most of the time. Funeral services were held Wednesday Afternoon in the West ward chapel with Daniel Crawford of the ward bishopric presiding. Speakers were Mary M. Mardsen, Hugh l. Adams and Walter C.Mitchell. Musical numbers included a solo, “That Wonderful Mother of Mine” by Mary Dalton, a quartet, “Goin’ Home” by Ormon Weight, Ray D. Garner, Clair Rowley and Ivan Decker, a guitar solo by C. W. Elliott, an orchestra number “Love’s Old Sweet Song” by Ivan Decker and members of his family, a number by the choir, “Nearer My God to Thee” and a violin solo, “Lay My Head Beneath the Rose” by Mr. Decker. Bishop W. L. Adams read sentiments written by relatives and friends of the family. The opening prayer was offered by Arnold Stevens and the closing one by David Matheson. The grave was dedicated by Albert Anderson. The deceased was born in Provo November 21, 1857 a daughter of Daniel and Sarah Whitley Allen. The family came to Parowan when she was a young girl and she has made her home here ever since. She was married to George A. Lowe on December 14, 1873 and became the mother of twelve children, eight of them boys, all but two of whom survive her. One of the boys died as a child and Sam passed away a few years ago. The surviving children are Geo. A Jr., Ernest I., Alphonse, Mrs. Lillian Heap and Mrs. Ada L. Evans of Parowan, Daniel J. Lowe of Lovell, Wyoming, John R, Lowe of Springville, Grant A. Lowe of Salt Lake City, Deslie L. Anderson of St. George and Laura Everett of California. Also surviving her, are her husband, a sister and a brother, Mrs. Anna L. Hollingshead of Jerome, Arizona and Fred Allen of Payson, 72 grandchildren and 95 great grandchildren.
George A. Lowe Dies
at Home Of Daughter
George Alma Lowe, 88, prominent livestock grower and farmer of this community for many years passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Lellon B. Heap, here Wednesday night at 11 o’clock of ailments incident to old age. Mr. Lowe has been in rather poor health for several months. Though he was only confined to his bed for three days before the end come. He has been at the home of his daughter since the passing of his wife the first of May this year.
Mr. Lowe was one of the oldest pure-bred Rambouillet sheep breeders in southern Utah, having imported the first sheep of the breed in 1901. He was instrumental in organizing the Southern Utah Rambouillet Sheep Breeders Association, and served as its president for several years. He was fond of good livestock, particularly horses, always having fine teams and saddle stock on his farm util the past few years, when he was forced to stop farming because of his age. He has been active in other community affairs and was always a booster for his home town.
He was born in Salt Lake City January 17, 1854, a son of John and Elizabeth Couzens Lowe. While still a small boy his parents moved to Toquerville, Utah to help colonize in that section. The family later moved to Parowan where Mr. Lowe has lived ever since. He married Harriet Allen, December 14, 1873 when about 20 years old and 12 children were born to this union, ten of whom survive him. They are as follows: George A. Jr., Ernest I., Alfonso Lowe, Mrs. Ada L. Evans and Mrs. Lellon B. Heap of the city; John R. Lowe of Lovell, Wyoming; Grant Allen Lowe of Salt Lake City; Mrs. Laura Everett of Los Angeles and Mrs. Deslie Lowe Anderson of St. George.
He is also survived by 72 grand-children and 95 great grand-children.
Funeral services will be held for him Sunday afternoon in the West Ward chapel under the direction of Bishop T. Wendell Bayles, and interment will take place in the city cemetery. A detailed account of the funeral will be given in our next issue.