Lucille C. Hitchcock, 87, of Caldwell, died Monday, February
5, 1996, at an Ontario retirement home. Funeral service
will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 9, 1996, at Dakan Funeral
Chapel, Caldwell. Rev. David Stewart of the Payette
United Methodist Church will officiate. Private
interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
Mrs. Hitchcock was born August 2, 1908, at Parsons, Kansas to
Lee C. Wright and Elsie M. Shatper Wright. She was
reared and educated in Parsons where she attended Patrick
Private School and later attended Link's School of Business in
Boise. She married Graydon M. Hitchcock December
23, 1925, in Parsons, Kansas. The couple moved to
Southern California in 1930. In 1947 they came to Idaho
and built a new home in Middleton where they owned and
operated the Hitchcock Auto Repair for 15 years. Mrs.
Hitchcock was the bookkeeper and auto parts buyer.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Middleton
for 30 years where she served as pianist and organist for
several years and held other offices in the church. She
was a former member of the Pamona Grange of Middleton and the
Idaho State Grange in which she held several offices and
served as pianist for several years. Mrs. Hitchcock also
worked as a volunteer for the Red Cross and other
organizations in both California and Idaho.
She loved raising flowers and sharing them with others and
also enjoyed traveling by automobile with her husband.
At the time of her death she was a member of the Caldwell
United Methodist Church and the Caldwell Senior Citizens.
Surviving are a sister, Elsie M. Neary of Aptos, California;
two brothers, R. Glenn Wright of Ontario, Oregon, and Lee C.
Wright Jr. of Fruitland; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Graydon; her
parents; three brothers and one sisters.
Memorial contributions may be made to XL Hospice, 1401 N.
Whitley, Fruitland, Idaho 83619.
Friends may call at Dakan Funeral Chapel in Caldwell from 3
to 8 p.m. Thursday.