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Information for Helen Hooker Hickox

7 August, 1912 - 11 July, 1990

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

July, 1990
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Helen Hickox

    Funeral services for Helen H. Hickox, 77, of Boise, and formerly of Nampa, who died Wednesday, July 11, a990, at a Boise hospital will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday, July 13, at the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.  The Rev. Tom Larson of the Nampa First United Methodist Church will officiate.  Private family burial will follow in the Hillcrest memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    Mrs. Hickox was born Aug. 7, 1912, in American Falls, Idaho, to Elmer and Pearl Hooker.  At the age of 6 she was orphaned and she moved to Boise where she was reared and educated while living with her grandparents.  She married Elmer Hickox June 1, 1935, in Nampa.  They lived in Ontario for a short time but then moved back to Nampa in 1936 where they made their home.  Helen worked as a dental assistant for Dr. Perry in Nampa for 20 years.
    Mr. Hickox died on May 8, 1982.
    She was a member of the Nampa First Untied Methodist Church, The Order of Eastern Star No. 30, The Good Samaritan Club, The Knife & Fork Club in Boise, and was associated with many Shrine and Mason organizations with her husband.  She was also very active with the Hi De Ho Sports Trailer Club in Garden Valley, where she was the historian for 35 years.
    She is survived by a half brother, Bob Evans of Washington; her aunt, Mary Elsass of Boise; her brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Everett and Alyce Hickox of Nampa; and several nieces and nephews, including Jan Zimmerman of Boise.
    Memorials may be made to the Shriner's Cripple Childrens Hospital, 3101 S.W. Jam Jackson Park Road, Portland, Ore. 972301; or flowers may be sent.

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