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Grace B. LOWTHER, Nov. 9, 1968

Grace B. LOWTHER, Nov. 9, 1968

Posted: 947332800000
Classification: Obituary
Edited: 1104248222000

Leonidas; Mrs. Grace B. LOWTHER, 77, Leonidas, widow of Grover R. LOWTHER, died at 3 a.m. Saturday in Lakeview General Hospital in Battle Creek. She had been a patient there the last two weeks.

She was born in Parkville, Sept. 13, 1891, to William H. and Lemira (DAVIS) ADAMS.

She was married Nov. 22, 1912, to Mr. LOWTHER. He died May 8, 1961.

Mrs. LOWTHER was a past president of the Ladies' Auxiliary of the Royal Mail Carriers' Association of St. Joseph County, a past president of the new Idea Club in Leonidas, was a member of the Rebekah Lodge No. 91 in Leonidas, and was a past noble grand of the lodge.

She was a life member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Colon, and was a member of the Leonidas Community Church.

Surviving are a son, James W., Grand Rapids; two daughters, Mrs. Harold (Phyllis) PHELPS of Colon and Mrs. Keith (BETTY) DRAKE of Leonidas; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at the Spencer Funeral Home in Athens until noon Monday.

Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Leonidas Community Church. The Rev. Rudolph Burnson will officiate and burial will be made in Leonidas Cemetery.

Transcribed from an original newspaper clipping from the 'Sturgis Daily Journal', which serves the St. Joseph Co., Michigan area.

Copy provided by Sturgis Public Library.
Carole Lynn (Mohney) Carr, transcriber

Re: Grace B. LOWTHER, Nov. 9, 1968

Posted: 1007539562000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1122268795000
Surnames: Lowther, Sneed, Spillman, Hodson, Stothard, Ryder, Cooper, Marriott, Reed, Perry, Houtchens, Gillar, Fowkes, Bygrave, Bentham
My Name is Kim Newton,

I am a descendant of:

Christopher Lowther, Born: 1730 in Carlton, Yorkshire, England.
Died:1805 in Carlton, Yorkshire, England.
Married: Margaret Hammond, Jun. 16 1775 & Ann ? date unknown.

Son of Christopher Lowther:
George Lowther.
Born: 1760 in Carlton, Yorkshire, England.
Mother: Ann ?.

Son of George Lowther:
William Lowther.
Born: 1790 Faceby, Yorkshire, England.
Died: Mar 1860.
Married: Nov 25, 1817 in Carlton, Yorkshire, England.
Wife: Elizabeth Reed.

Son of William Lowther:
George Lowther
Born:1826 in Faceby, Yorkshire, England.
Died: Nov. 1898 in Ogden, Webber, Utah
Married: Jane Stothard, Abt. 1862 in Ludgate, Durham, England

Son of William Lowther:
Joseph Smith Lowther
Born: Sept. 15, 1872 in Haswell, Durham, England
Died: Dec. 1, 1943 in Odgen, Webber, Utah
Married: Jane/Jennie/Jannie Spillman, Jan. 6, 1893 in Ogden, Webber, Utah
Children: Samuel Hyrum, Joseph, Herbert, William, Henry, George, Josephine, Winifred, Angie.

Son of Joseph Smith Lowther:
Samuel Hyrum Lowther.
Born: Jun. 1, 1899 in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho
Died: Dec. 14, 1960n in San Bernardino, California
Married: Vesta Rebecca Sneed Sept. 1, 1920 in Webber, Ogden, Utah
Children: June Rebecca, Cecil, Elvin

June Married her 1st cousin Virgil who died in California in 1984, I believe. June is still living.

If you have any information on the Lowther Family or how to get in touch with them, or any of the Surnames listed below, Please contact me at:

Surnames Researched so far:
Sneed, Spillman, Hodson, Stothard, Ryder, Cooper, Marriott, Reed, Perry, Houtchens, Gillar, Fowkes, Bygrave, Bentham

Family Website: Still Under Construction

Thank you

Kim Newton

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