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Iris McArthur (Lowry)

Birthplace: Manti Sanpete County, Utah, United States
Death: December 29, 1963 (80)
Provo Utah County, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Utah County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Hazard Lowry and Maria Bolette Lowry
Wife of Edgar McArthur
Mother of Arthur Edgar McArthur and Douglas Lowry McArthur
Sister of Lester James Lowry; Leo Christian Lowry; Helen Lowry and Luella Maria Hunt

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About Iris McArthur

Iris Lowry McArthur

Birth: Aug. 2, 1883 Manti Sanpete County Utah, USA Death: Dec. 29, 1963 Provo Utah County Utah, USA

Father: James Hazard Lowry Mother: Maria Bolette Larsen Lowry Spouse: Edgar McArthur ______________

Iris Lowry McArthur, 80, 752 E. 820 N., Provo, died Sunday at 6 p.m. at her home of causes incident to age.

She was born Aug. 2, 1883 in Manti, a daughter of James H. and Maria Larsen Lowry. She married Edgar McArthur Nov. 29, 1905 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He died.

Mrs. McArthur received her early education in Manti and attended Brigham Young University in 1904. She taught school in Spring City, Sanpete County. After her marriage she moved to Provo, moving to Springville in 1940. In 1943 they returned to Provo where Mr. McArthur died. She has made her home in Provo since that time. Mrs. McArthur was employed as a social worker in the county recorder's office from 1932 to 1940. She also attended the University of Utah in Salt Lake. She was a member of the LDS Church, serving as president of the YWMIA, and a faithful member and student of church doctrine, dates and names. Active in current civic and political affairs, Mrs. McArthur was a member of the Nelke Club, the Friendly CircleClub and the Alice Louise Reynolds Club.

Surviving are one son, Arthur E. McArthur, Provo; and one sister, Mrs. Heber B. (Fern) Smith, Murray; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 12:15 p.m. in the Berg Drawing Room Chapel with Bishop 0. Earl Hawkins of the Provo Ninth Ward officiating. Friends may call at the mortuary Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Thursday prior to services.

Burial will be in the Provo City Cemetery.

- Provo Daily Herald | 30 Dec 1963, p. 4; transcribed by Annie Duckett Hundley. _____ NOTE: Many variations of surname spelling within this family.

Family links:

 James Hazard Lowry (1853 - 1895)
 Maria Bolette Larsen Lowry (1855 - 1943)

 Edgar McArthur (1879 - 1954)

 Arthur Edgar MacArthur (1916 - 1999)*
 Douglas Lowry McArthur (1921 - 1958)*

 Lester Lowry (____ - 1900)**
 Lester James Lowry (1878 - 1907)*
 Leo Christian Lowry (1880 - 1939)*
 Iris Lowry McArthur (1883 - 1963)
 Helen Lowry (1884 - 1905)*
 Luella Maria Lowry Hunt (1888 - 1915)*
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Note: Interment 2 Jan 1963

Burial: Provo City Cemetery Provo Utah County Utah, USA Plot: Block 5 Lot 63C

Maintained by: AnnieDuckettHundley Originally Created by: Lisa Record added: Jan 09, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 83206592

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Iris McArthur's Timeline

August 2, 1883
Utah, United States
September 15, 1916
Age 33
Utah, United States
March 28, 1921
Age 37
Utah, United States
December 29, 1963
Age 80
Utah, United States
Utah County, Utah, United States