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Irvin Lee Dowlearn
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Birth: Nov. 20, 1888
Death: Aug. 28, 1939

Texas Vital record # 36194
Bexar County Texas Santa Rosa Hospital
Irvin Lee Dowlearn residence 327 Rigsby Ave. length at residence 20 years.
Male,White,Married,date of death August 28,1938 age 50 years 9 months 8 days
date of birth: November 20,1888 born at Yoakum Texas
Wife: Mary Alice Dowlearn
Occupation:Railroad Conductor
Fathers name: J.D. Dowlearn,birthplace: Texas
Mothers name: Elizabeth Simpson,birthplace: Texas
Informant:Mary Alice Dowlearn 327 Rigsby Ave.
Burial Yoakum,Texas 8-29-1939
undertaker L.D.Buffington,Funeral Home Yoakum,Texas
cause of death: Perforated Duodenal Ulcer

Funeral Services held Tuesday for I.L.Dowlearn

Irvin Lee Dowlearn,aged 50 years,8 months and 8 days,passed from this life at the Santa Rosa hospital at San Antonio,Texas at 6 a.m. Monday,August 28,following an illness for 4 weeks.
Mr.Dowlearn was born and reared in DeWitt County,living most of his life in the county of his birth.In 1911 he was married to Miss Alice Kirkpatrick.
"Babe" as he was known to his many friends in Yoakum,and the railroad circles,was one of the employes of the S.A.& A.P. for many years and was at the time of his death employed as a conductor of the T.& N.O. branch of the S.P.railroad.
We was known by many people in San Antonio as well as Yoakum and elsewhere. He was a man that made friends where ever he went. He had a pleasing personality; always ready to assist others in their troubles and did much of it. He had worked with many crews, all of whom held him in high esteem.
Surviving are: His wife, Mrs.Alice Mary Dowlearn of San Antonio; three sons,Roger of San Antonio, Lee of Houston and Irvin Llyod of Memphis, Tenn.
One brother, Jeff Dowlearn of Houston; three half brothers, Carl Harry of Yoakum, Jewel Harry of Mount Belvieu and Alton Harry of Port Arthur,all of Texas.
Funeral services were conducted from the Buffingtn Funeral Home at 4 p.m. Tuesday,August 29,by Rev. S.C. Dunn pastor of the McKinney Avenue Methodist church of San Antonio, Tx. assisted by Rev. Walter W. Lipps pastor of the Yoakum Methodist church.
Interment was made in Oak Grove cemetery under direction of Buffington Funeral Home.
Pall bearers were; Joe Donally, S.O. Johnson Sr., O.C. Wagner, M.D.Raiford, R.W.Lay,E.May of Yoakum, and Lee Henson and C. T. Wade of San Antonio. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Alice Kirkpatrick Dowlearn (1887 - 1966)*
 
 Children:
  Jeff Roger Dowlearn (1915 - 1986)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Yoakum
Lavaca County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 17 per survey done in 1983 by Sammy Tise.
 
Created by: Marilyn Dowlearn
Record added: Dec 13, 2008
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Irvin Lee Dowlearn
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- Nena Smothers
 Added: Apr. 28, 2011

- Marilyn Dowlearn
 Added: Dec. 28, 2008
 
 
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