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Ruth Robey Alexander Powelson
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Birth: Apr. 27, 1888
Midway
Wasatch County
Utah, USA
Death: Oct. 20, 1981
Lovell
Big Horn County
Wyoming, USA

daughter of Viola Delphina Epperson, & Adelbert Alexander, married Ellis Bertrand Powelson

Ruth Powelson

Ruth Robey Alexander Powelson, 93, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 1981, in the North Big Horn Nursing Home in Lovell where she had been a resident since 1976.

She was born April 27, 1888, in Midway, Utah, the daughter of Adelbert and Viola Delphina Alexander. She came to the Big Horn Basin 81 years ago and had made her home in Byron.

She married Ellis Bertrand Powelson Oct. 3, 1906, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Mr. Powelson died in 1964.

Survivors include one son, Clifford Powelson of Byron; five daughters, Stella P. Wignall of Provo, Utah, Vera P. Poe of Lovell, and Doris P. Sonners of Fullerton, California; two brothers, Alvah J. Alexander and Frank E. Alexnader of Byron; three sisters, Delora Paisley of Everett, Washington, Ida Havig and Phebe Jones of Byron; 19 grandchildren; 61 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

One son, Bert A. Powelson and one daughter, Edith P. Lynn preceded her in death.

Funeral services were held Monday, Oct 26, at 10 a.m. in the Byron Ward L.D.S. Chapel with Bishop Charles Hsesenthaler officiating. Burial was in the Byron Cemetery. Haskell Funeral Home of Lovell was in charge of arrangements. 
 
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 Parents:
  Adelbert Alexander (1860 - 1931)
  Viola Delphina Epperson Alexander (1864 - 1937)
 
 Spouse:
  Ellis Bertrand Powelson (1883 - 1964)*
 
 Children:
  Edith May Powelson Lynn (1907 - 1945)*
  Bertrand Alexander Powelson (1909 - 1980)*
  Doris Powelson Sonners (1924 - 2001)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Viola Alexander Novasio (1886 - 1964)*
  Ruth Robey Alexander Powelson (1888 - 1981)
  Sidney Adelbert Alexander (1891 - 1972)*
  Grace Elizabeth Alexander Allphin (1893 - 1965)*
  Leonard B Alexander (1896 - 1913)*
  Delora May Alexander Asay (1902 - 1986)*
  Ida F Havig (1904 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Byron Cemetery
Byron
Big Horn County
Wyoming, USA
Plot: Block L Lot 12 Grave 7
 
Created by: Cindy C.
Record added: Dec 03, 2008
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Ruth Robey <i>Alexander</i> Powelson
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Ruth Robey <i>Alexander</i> Powelson
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