Jay, 1918 - 13 January, 1997
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Friend, 78, of Nampa, died Monday Jan. 13, 1997, at a Caldwell
hospital of natural causes. Memorial services will be
conducted at 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 17, 1997, at the Caldwell
First Baptist Church, 221 E. Linden, Caldwell. Rev. Dick
Shaw will officiate. Inurnment will be at a later date
in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
Sherman was born May 22, 1918, in Huston, Missouri, to August
and Sealey Ann Pryor Friend. The youngest of 8 children,
he grew up and attended school in Licking, Missouri. He
worked in Saw Mills until he went to California in 1940 and
worked in the shipyards. In 1946 he moved to Kansas
where he worked in the oil and gas fields and then in 1955 he
moved to Idaho and worked on gas pipe lines. In 1959 he
went to work for Homedale Tractor John Deere until 1976 when
he went to work for Canyon County Road and Bridge as a heavy
duty mechanic. He retired in 1981.
He married Juanita L. Kerns on April 8, 1950, in Garden City,
Kansas. He loved fishing, gardening, helping others and
being with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Juanita of Nampa; two daughters,
Loretta Mae Scott of Nampa, and Ethel Ann Hill of Caldwell;
four grandchildren, Penny R. Scott of Seattle, Charles D.
Scott and his wife, Tiffany of Meridian, David A. Hill and his
wife, Mila of White Salmon, Wa., and Michele L. Scott of
Boise; one great-granddaughter, Ryley Anne Scott of Meridian;
three sisters, Oma Lappin of Hugoton, Kn., Mandy Venable of
Success, Mo., Minnie Rennick of Licking, Mo.; and numerous
nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father, three
brothers, and one sister.
Memorials may be made to West Valley Medical Center, Home
Health Program, 1717 Arlington Ave., Caldwell, ID 83605.
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