The death of L.D. Scowden, a prominent and respected resident of Farmers Valley, occured last Friday afternoon at 2:10 pm.
For many years the deceased was employed in important positions in the oil fields of this section. He was an honest, upright citizen whose loss is keenly felt by a host of friends.
Leon David Scowden was born Feb. 23, 1862 at Geneva, Crawford County, Pa.
Deceased is survived by his wife, two sons Eugene and Leslie of Farmers Valley: four daughters, Mrs. Ella Skinner of Cyclone, Mrs. Margaret Dugan of Butler, and the Misses Rena and Iola Scowden at home. He also leaves a sister, Mrs. Ada App of Bakersfield, California.
A son, Rexford J Scowden, was a member of the A.E.F. and was killed in action in France during the World War.
Funeral services were held Monday. Rev. W.E. VanDyke of St. Luke's church affiliating and interment was made in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Son of David Marshall Scowden and Adelaide McCormick Scowden.
SCOWDEN Bertha R. born 1889 died 1964 Sec 3 229
SCOWDEN Eva M. born 1872 died 1936 Sec 3 226
SCOWDEN James R. born 1897 died 1918 - CO I 108th INF NY NATIONAL GUARDS Sec 3 227
SCOWDEN Leon D. born 1862 died 1926 Sec 3 225
SCOWDEN Leon E. born 1893 died 1963 Sec 3 228
SCOWDEN Leslie M. born 1895 died 1930 Sec 3 330
HAGERTY Ella M. Scowden born 1891 died 1978 Sec 3 331
Martha Evelyn Miller Scowden