Leta P. Fountain, 80, of Caldwell, died Sunday, Feb. 3,
1991, at her home of natural causes. Funeral services will be
held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at the Flahiff Funeral
Chapel, Caldwell. Pastor Kenneth Pitts of the Friends Church,
Greenleaf, will officiate. Burial will follow at the Hillcrest
Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
Mrs. Fountain was born Feb. 8, 1910, at Ering, Mo., a
daughter of Mark A. and Carrie Willows Stephens. She was
reared and educated in Missouri. She married Olen H. Fountain
June 1, 1930, at LaGrange, Mo. The couple farmed in Lewis
County, Mo., until moving to Caldwell in 1947. She had worked
for Glen L. Evans Fish Fly, Simplot and Crookhams.
She enjoyed embroidery, quilting all kinds of handiwork
and had a marvelous sense of humor. Leta was thoughtful,
caring and loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend, always
putting everyone before herself.
She is survived by her husband, Ilen of Caldwell; a son,
Don Fountain of Caldwell; a daughter and son-in-law, Cathy and
Bob Dines of Caldwell; a brother, Roy Stephens of LaGrange; a
grand-daughter, Dawn Renae Bilbrey of Caldwell; two grandsons,
Scott Fountain in Arizona and Rod Dines at the University of
Idaho in Moscow; a great-grandson, Josh Bilbrey of Caldwell;
several nieces and nephews; a foster son and his family,
Lonnie and Doris Michel of New Meadows, Neil and Patsy Michel
and Tammy and Doug Dasy, all of New Meadows, and Phil and
Linda Michel, Diane and Toney Hollis and Cathy Williams all of
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers
and a grandson.