Mrs. Oneta E. Holliday, 90,
of Nampa, died on Saturday, Feb. 22, 1992, at the Nampa
hospital. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the Nampa First Baptist Church, 1417 3rd
St. S. Rev. Russell Hendrickson, pastor of the church, will
officiate. Private family entombment will follow at the
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Services are under the direction
of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Mrs. Oneta E. Holliday was born on July 30, 1901, at
Russell, Iowa, the daughter of H. Clinton and Myrtle McNeeley
Pierce. She was reared and educated in Russell. Following
high school, she attended the University of Northern Iowa.
She taught school in Lucas County, Iowa, for a few years.
She married Roy E. Holliday on Jan. 23, 1921, in Iowa. In
1940 they purchased a confectionary store in Winterset, Iowa,
where they lived for 15 years. In 1955 they moved to Nampa
establishing Holliday's Candy Store which they owned and
operated until Roy's death in 1969. Oneta was a member of the
Nampa First Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school and
worked with young people. She was a member of the Early
Morning Gardeners, the Boise Valley Chrysanthemums Society,
the Mercy Medical Center Auxiliary, the Y.M.C.A. and Nampa
Oneta is survived by 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Dwayne
A. and Freda Holliday and Kenneth and Alberta Holliday, all of
Nampa; a daughter and son-in-law, Margaret and Bob Ford,
Nampa; 3 sisters, Avis Schmidt, Redfield, So. Dakota, Inez
Debok, Chariton, Iowa, and Argie Appleby, Cortland, KS; 2
brothers, Neil Pierce, Guthrie Center, Iowa, and Everett
Pierce, Chariton, Iowa; 7 grandchildren; 15
great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandson,
She was also preceded in death by a sister and a brother.