O. Keys, 95, of Caldwell, died
Wednesday, July 26, 1995, at a
nursing home. Funeral
services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 31, 1995, at
Dakan Funeral Chapel in Caldwell.
Pastor Dick Shaw of the
will follow at the Roswell Cemetery.
Mrs. Keys was born
April 4, 1900, in Douglas County, Missouri, to James Fillmore
and Lavinia Freeman Sparks. She
was raised and educated in Missouri and married
Oliver Keys, March 29, 1920. They
moved to Colorado and later
came to Idaho in 1927.
Mrs. Keys had been
employed by the Crookham Seed Company, the J.R. Simplot Co.,
Glen L. Evans and the College of Idaho.
Mrs. Keys is
survived by 8 children and their spouses, Elmer and Peggy Keys
of Shingletown, California, Jewell and Allen Fretwell of
Greenville, South Carolina, Bill and Marceia Keys of Caldwell,
Tom and Cecile Keys of Port Charlotte, Florida, Norma and
Warren Hewett of Everett, Washington, Lewis and Carolyn Keys
of McCall, John and Jennye Keys of Montgomery, Alabama, and
Ernest and Mary Keys of Nampa; 31 grandchildren and numerous
She was preceded in death by her husband, Oliver, 8
brothers and sisters, Bob, John, Jim, Sally, Tom, Arthur and
Green Sparks and Onie Low and four grandchildren, Darrel,
Carolyn, Cynthia and Karen Keys.
Mrs. Keys' family
will greet their friends at Dakan Funeral Chapel in
from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Her
family would like to express their appreciation to the staff
at Cascade Care
Center for all the care
and kindnesses given to them and Mrs. Keys for the past