Ralph Reuben TOWER Marcus Ralph TOWER Raymond A TOWER Alice Edith TOWER Ira Eugene DUMOND Stephen Earl DUMOND Wayne Eugene DUMOND Living DUMOND Living DUMOND Living DUMOND Tressa THOMPSON Mini tree diagram
Loula Mae TOWER

Loula Mae TOWER4,5,2,3

7th Oct 19251,2,3 - 3rd Sep 20152

Life History

7th Oct 1925

Born in Arkansas.1,2,3

29th Oct 1947

Birth of son Stephen Earl DUMOND in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas.6,7,8,9

10th Sep 1949

Birth of son Wayne Eugene DUMOND in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas.10,12,7,13

22nd Feb 1958

Married Ira Eugene DUMOND in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas.5

9th Dec 1977

Death of son Stephen Earl DUMOND in Arkansas County, Arkansas.6,7,8,9

20th Jul 1998

Death of Ira Eugene DUMOND in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas.14,15,1,7

31st Aug 2005

Death of son Wayne Eugene DUMOND in Cameron, Clinton, Missouri.10,11,4,7

3rd Sep 2015

Died in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas.2

5th Sep 2015

Buried in Mt Pleasant Cemetery, Ethel, Arkansas County, Arkansas.2

Other facts


Birth of son Living DUMOND


Birth of son Living DUMOND


Birth of daughter Living DUMOND


  • Loula Mae's birth date was placed on the gravestone designed for bothher and her husband Ira Eugene, at the time of Eugene's death.

    1940 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 12 April, DeWitt,District 1-16 Page 4A, State Hwy West, Hse #300 Owns $5000
    Tower, Ralph R Head M W 48 Married Grade H1 b Illinois  same place in1935 Manager, Coop Ass'n [b abt 1892]
    Tower, Tressa F W 43 Married Grade 8 b Arkansas same place in 1935Clkerk, 1st Nat'l Bank [b abt 1897]
    Tower, Marcus M W 20 Single Grade H4 b Arkansas same place in 1935 [babt 1920]
    Tower, Ray M W 18 Single Grade H3 b Arkansas same place in 1935 [b abt1922]
    Tower, Alice F W 16 Single Grade H2 b Arkansas same place in 1935 [babt 1924]
    Tower, Loula May F W 14 Single Grade H1 b Arkansas same place in 1935[b abt 1926]

    Vows Unite Miss Tower, Mr Dumond

    The marriage of Miss Loula Mae Tower, daughter of Mr and Mrs Ralph RTower, to Eugene Dumond, son of Mrs Ira E Dumond, was solemnized at 7PM February 22 at the First Methodist Church.

    Rev Curtis Williams performed the ceremony before an altar arrangementof white chrysanthemums and jade and floor candelabra.

    Mrs Bobby Ashcraft was organist.

    Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a pale blue silkshantung sheath with fitted jacket and a white orchid corsage.

    Mrs C A Horton, sister of the bride, was matron of honor.  Her dresswas of pearl gray printed silk and her corsage white carnations.

    C A Horton was best man. After a trip the couple will be at home inEthel.

    --  DeWitt Era-Enterprise, 22 February 1958

    Loula Mae Dumond
    BORN October 7, 1925
    DIED September 3, 2015 DeWitt, Arkansas

    Loula Mae Dumond, 89 of DeWitt died September 3, 2015.  She was bornOctober 7, 1925, to Ralph and Tressa Tower.  She was preceded in deathher parents; husband Ira Eugene
    Dumond, Jr.; three brothers Marcus, Earl, and Ray Tower; two sonsStephen and Wayne Dumond; and one great granddaughter, Lacy Morgan.

    Loula Mae is survived by one sister Alice Horton of DeWitt; specialsister­-in-­law Nila Dumond; daughter Margie (Mike) Gray of St.Charles; sons Bobby (Carolyn) Dumond of DeWitt and Billy (Thelma)Dumond of Jonesboro; 13 grandchildren Thomas Gray, Tosha (Ty) Simpson,Joey (Carole Anne) Dumond, Stephen (Misty) Dumond, Crystal (Sean)Smith, Jennifer Crossett, Dale (Chrystal) Dumond,  Michael (Lisa)Dumond, Anita (Kevin) Morgan, Kenneth (Amber) Dumond, Nicholas Dumond,Rebecca Schweder, and Danielle Dumond; 23 great grandchildren; andmany more family and friends.

    Visitation will be 6­8 p.m. September 4 at the funeral home.  Funeralservices will be 10:30 a.m. September 5 at Belleview MissionaryBaptist Church with burial in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery by Essex FuneralHome. Memorials may be made to Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
    --  Obituary from Essex Funeral Home, DeWitt, Arkansas, September 4,2015, accessed 28 September 2015,http://www.essexfuneralhome.com/current­obituaries.aspx?turl=http://hosting­479.tributes.com/obituary/show/loula­mae­tower­dmond­1028215842/3
    --  Also on line at Tributes.com,http://www.tributes.com/obituary/show/Loula-Mae-Tower-Dmond-102821584


  • 1. Gravestone of Ira Eugene and Loula Mae Dumond, Mt Pleasant Cemetery,Ethel, Arkansas
    • Mt Pleasant Cemetery, Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas
  • 2. Essex Funeral Home Registry
    • Location:http://www.argenweb.net/arkansas/essex_funeral_home_records.htm;
  • 3. 1940 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas
    • 12 April, DeWitt, District 1-16 Page 4A, State Hwy West, Hse #300 Owns
  • 4. George Oliver McSwain, email correspondence, November 2006
  • 5. DeWitt (Arkansas) Era-Enterprise, 22 February 1958
  • 6. Gravestone of Stephen E Dumond, Mt Pleasant Cemetery, Ethel, Arkansas
  • 7. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 8. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  • 9. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010
  • 10. Obituary of Wayne Eugene Dumond, DeWitt (Arkansas) Era-Enterprise,After 2 Sep 2005
  • 11. Wikipedia
    • "Wayne Dumond," http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayne_Dumond
  • 12. Edith Marie McSwain Jenkins, Personal Knowledge
  • 13. Texas, Divorce Index, 1968-2011
  • 14. Social Security Death Index
  • 15. DeWitt (Arkansas) Era-Enterprise, 23 July 1998
    • Obituary of Ira Eugene Dumond

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