Joyce Lower

22 August 1936–6 February 2010 (Age 73)
Amalga, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Joyce

When Joyce Lower was born on 22 August 1936, in Amalga, Cache, Utah, United States, her father, Richard Fay Lower, was 23 and her mother, Marjorie Ann Butler, was 20. She married Reed Bess Barlow on 2 December 1955, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 2010. She died on 6 February 2010, in Medford, Jackson, Oregon, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Reed Bess Barlow
Joyce Lower
Marriage: 2 December 1955

Spouse and Children

    Reed Bess Barlow



2 December 1955
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Marjorie Ann Butler




World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1945 · George Albert Smith becomes the Prophet

Age 9

After the death of Heber J. Grant, George Albert Smith became the 8th Prophet of this dispensation.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 20

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): occupational name denoting a servant who carried the ewer to guests at table so that they could wash their hands, Anglo-Norman French and Middle English ewerer (related to ewere ‘jug’), with the French definite article l’.2 Cornish: variant of Flower 4.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Joyce Lower in household of Fay R Lower, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mrs Joyce Avery in entry for Richard Faye Lower, "Utah, Brigham City Family History Center, Obituary Collection, 1930-2015"
  • Mrs Joyce Avery in entry for Richard Faye Lower, "Utah, Tremonton and Garland Obituaries, 1959-2013"

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