Graveside services for Artie B. Wilkes Jowett, 88, longtime
Nampa resident, who died Saturday, May 10, at a Nampa care
center, will be conducted on Wednesday, May 14, at 2 p.m. at
the Hillcrest Memorial
The Rev. Duane Yoesel, pastor of the College Church of the Nazarene will officiate.
Services and burial
are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel,
Jowett was born on Jan, 6, 1898, in
Mountain Home, Ark., to Willie and Margaret Smith.
She was raised and
attended school in Baxter County,
She married Truman Wilkes on March 13,
1918, in Mountain
Home, Ark. After
Mr. Wilkes was discharged from serving in the U.S. Army during
World War I, they moved to
Hazelton, Idaho, to farm.
About 1929, they moved
to Jerome, where they lived until 1950.
At that time they
moved to Narnpa. Mr.
Wilkes died in 1955.
She married the Rev. Harry Jowett on Jan. 9, 1965, in
where they also continued to make their home.
He died in March,
Mrs. Jowett was a member of the College Church of the Nazarene and the "Live Long
and Like It Club" of the church.
is survived by three sons, Robert Wilkes of Medford, Ore., Dr,
Truman Wilkes of Twin Falls, and the Rev. Charles Wilkes of
Boise; two daughters, Margaret R. Zahra of Nampa and Patrycia
Tate of Sun City, Ariz.; 15 grandchildren; and 10
great-grandchildren; two brothers, Vernon E. Smith and Leonard
P. Smith, both of Tulsa, Okla.
Besides her parents and two husbands, she was preceded in
death by a son, Bill Wilkes in 1985.
Memorials may be made to the College Church of the Nazarene, 504 E. Dewey Ave., Nampa, Idaho, 83651.
Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today until 9
p.m., Tuesday from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. and on Wednesday from 8
a.m. until 1 p.m.