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Owen Fenton Towery
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Birth: Apr. 11, 1878
Death: Jun. 5, 1964

Son of Jeptha/Jepthiah Towry and Elvira Phillips.
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TOWERY, Owen F. of Salty Community. Age 86. Died 6/5/1964 (Friday) at Boswell Rest Home in Rockdale. Services held (Sunday) at the Salty Church. Burial in Salty Cemetery. Rev. W.J. Chambers, of the Lampasas Primitive Baptist Church, officiated.

He was BORN 4/11/1878 in Hazel Green, Alabama and came to Texas, settling in the Salty Comm. in 1897. Married Miss Mariah Ellen Jackson at Salty in 2/3/1901. He was a farmer and followed that vocation until ill health forced him to retire a number of years ago following a stroke in 10/1959, he had been bedridden. and spent the past 2 yrs. in Boswell Rest Home. Preceded in death by his wife on 10/7/1938. Member of New Salem Primitive Baptist Church since the early 1900's.

SURVIVORS: 5 sons, Conrad and A.C. Towery, both of Rockdale; Leon and Philip Towery of Thorndale, Mark Towery of Salty; daughter, Mrs. Don Caffey of Salty; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jeptha Towry (1837 - 1908)
  Elvira Phillips Towry (1849 - 1938)
 
 Spouse:
  Mariah Ellen Jackson Towery (1882 - 1938)
 
 Children:
  Conrad Owen Towery (1902 - 1988)*
  A C Towery (1904 - 1977)*
  Leon C Towery (1907 - 1965)*
  Norma Ellen Towery Caffey (1909 - 1998)*
  Philip Jackson Towery (1912 - 1991)*
  Rufus Mark Towery (1915 - 1997)*
 
 Sibling:
  Donia Towery Hopkins (1867 - 1928)*
  Owen Fenton Towery (1878 - 1964)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Salty Cemetery
Salty
Milam County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Aug 21, 2007
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Owen Fenton Towery
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- Sarah Locklin Taylor
 Added: Aug. 21, 2007
 
 
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