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Ruth Ann Simons Bowlus
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Birth: Sep. 5, 1910
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 2004
Taylor County
Texas, USA

Born in Crandberry, Pennsylvania. Daugther of Homer and Daisy(McElroy) Simons.

She taught school 34 years in Callahan County.

Survivors include one Son John W. Bowlus of Abilene, and many nieces and nephews.


"Ruth Ann born in Grandberry PA and continued to live there until death of her mother Daisy 1914 then moved to Okla 1920. When she was 12y they arrived in Abilene TX. Ruth got some schooling in PA, Okla and Abilene TX finishing up in Baird during 1928 at Trinity Univ and taught school Cedar Bluff 1930-31, then 1932-33 she taught in Denton Co school; taught Expression at Baird HS 1933-34; then at Oak lawn in Callahan 1934-35. During summers of 1933-34-35 she attended ACC; 1936-37 she was at Simons Univ when she received her BS 1937.

John and Ruth married Clyde TX Nov 21 1936 very secretly by Rev JT Griswold and was the 3-4th of Bowlus children to secretly get married. They waited until 1939 to reveal their marriage, meantime Ruth taught at Miles Runnels Co TX and John worked with the father at his Lumber Mill in 'Whiskers' Texas." family Bowlus book written 1940 
Family links: 
  Homer Simons (1874 - 1962)
  John Wesley Bowlus (1908 - 1968)
  John Wesley Bowlus (1946 - 2010)*
  John B Simons (1907 - 1986)*
  Ruth Ann Simons Bowlus (1910 - 2004)
*Calculated relationship
Ross Cemetery
Callahan County
Texas, USA
Plot: A-CC-4-4
Created by: Marie Hall Kruse
Record added: Mar 11, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8494307
Ruth Ann <i>Simons</i> Bowlus
Added by: Julie Walker
Ruth Ann <i>Simons</i> Bowlus
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