RIP Yon Zircle Bowlin

Yon Zircle Bowlin died last week at the age of 94. His weird claim to fame was that he was the final-born member of the Bowlin "alphabet family."

His parents, Allen and Sarah Bowlin, named all their kids in alphabetical order (first and middle names). They ended up having 13 kids, completing the alphabet.

The 13 kids: Audie Bryant, Curtis Drue, Era Faye, Grady Hampton, Ida Jeanette, Knola Leantha, Millard Nathan, Olivia Penelopi, Quincy Ruth, Sarah Thelma, Ulysses Vinson, Wilson Xava, and Yon Zircle.

Yon Zircle's obituary: Brown Funeral Home

Montgomery Advertiser - Feb 15, 1950

     Posted By: Alex - Thu Apr 27, 2023
     Category: Death | Odd Names

They cheated, they should have had 26 kids (or 28 in Swedish)
Posted by F.U.D in Stockholm on 04/27/23 at 02:48 PM
How did they know they'd complete the set, anyhow?
Posted by Richard Bos on 04/29/23 at 09:35 AM
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