Gertrude Mabel Wymer Parsons
Iwo to S. Ftohiff in his and are Gertrude Parsons NAMPA-Scrvices for Gertrude Gertrude M. Parsons, 57, Jlelba Route 1. who died Monday al Nampa hospital after a long illness, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa, by J. William Jones. Inlermenl will be al Melba Cemetery, with graveside rites by Melba Rebekah lxdge No. 105. She was born on Aug. 29,1917. in Boise, where she was reared and educated. She attended Boise Junior College, She married Donald E. Parsons on June 20,1937, and they had lived in the Melba area, except for 2' 2 years ir, Chula Vista, Calif., during Ihe early 1940s. She was a subslilule rural carrier in Melba and California. She was a member of the Melba Community Baptisl Church and had held many positions in Ihc church. She a 38-year member and pas! noble grand of Melba Rebekah Lodge No. 105, member and president of L.A.P.M. Canlon No. 9 of Caldwell, was chaplain of (he L.A.P.M. Associations Idaho and had received a decoration of chivalry award. Surviving arc her husband Melba; one son, Major Douglas E. Parsons, Mountain Home Air Force Base; Iwu daughters, Ina Kay Bradford, Anaheim, Calif., and Ruth Ann Cain, Long Calif.; two brothers, Wayne W. Wymer, Boise, and Dean K. Wymer. Honolulu, Hawaii; and two grandchildren. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Mountain Slates Tumor mslilute, Boise.