Graveside services for Alva Major Johnson, 72,
Nampa, who died Friday, May 24, in a Caldwell hospital of natural causes, will be held at 10:30
a.m. Wednesday, at the
The Rev. Paul Nickens of the Parma
Center will officiate
under the direction of the Dakan Funeral Chapel of Caldwell.
Johnson was born April 2, 1913, at Milan, Mo.,
to John and Manilla Shato Johnson.
He was reared and
educated at Missouri.
He married Erma Holdt
on April 16, 1940, at
The couple made their
home at Seymour, Mo., until 1946,
when they moved to the
He is survived by his wife of Nampa; three sons, Howard of Parma, Ernest of Buhl and
Norman of Nampa; two daughters, Faye Ferguson of
and Katherine Riley of
Nampa; one sister, Beulah Wheeler of
Milan, Mo.; 19 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers, one
sister, two sons and one granddaughter.
Friends may call at the chapel today from 5 to 9 p.m.