Clipped From Idaho Free Press
charge was in for body held Douglas 7, Jackie of a Home Donald E. Parsons MELBA -- Services for Donald Eugene Parsons, 69, Melba Route 1, who died Wednesday morning at a Nampa hospital, will be conducted at p.m. Friday at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa, by Rev. Gary Moore of the Melba Community Baptist Church. Interment will he al Melba Cemetery with graveside rites by the Melba Lodge, No. 150 I.O.O.F. He was born April 11, 1907, at Everell, Wash., and moved with his family lo Nampa and then Melba where he was reared attended school. He graduated from Melba High School in 1926. He married Gertrude Mabel Wymer in Boise June 20 1937 They had lived in California for two years during the 1940s and had since lived and farmed in Melba. He relired in 1973. Mrs. Parsons died Feb. 17, 1975. He was a member of [he Community Baptist Church, Pioneer Lodge No. 1, I.O.O.F., Idaho City; Owyhee Lodge No 2 I.O.O.F., Silver City; and Melba Lodge No. 150, I.O.O.F. He was brigadier general commander retired of Canton No. 9, order of Patriarchs M i l i l a n l , Caldwell; past deparlment commander of Junction Encampment No. 65, Nampa; and a member of Ihe' Melba Rebekah Lodge No. 105 He is survived by one son Maj. Douglas E. Parsons, Mounlain Home Air Force Base; two daughters, Ina Kay Bradford,'Anaheim, Calif., and Ruth Ann Stayner, Logan, Utah; and two grandchildren. Memorials may be given to the Heart Fund or (lowers mav be sÂ«nt.