WHO FELL ASLEEP TRUSTING IN JESUS
OCTOBER 4TH 1906
AGED 81 YEARS
IN THE LORD HAVE I PUT MY TRUST
I HEARD THE VOICE OF JESUS SAY
COME UNTO ME AND REST
LAY DOWN, THOU WEARY ONE, LAY DOWN
THY HEAD UPON MY BREAST
ALSO OF ELIZA
DEARLY LOVED WIFE OF ABOVE
WHO ENTERED INTO REST
AGED 86 YEARS
“FOREVER WITH THE LORD”
Stephen was born on 22 December 1824, the youngest son of Stephen and Mary Gower. He married in 1850, in Luton, Eliza Higgins, born in North Marston in 1830. He was a baker and lived at Laburnams and in his retirement at East End.
They had two children called Louisa and Arthur who followed his father as a baker and lived at Yew Tree Cottage with four daughters.
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