Services for Thelma M. Hood,
70, of Marsing, who died Saturday, Jan. 5, in Valley County
Hospital in Cascade of cancer, will be held at 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday in the Golden Gate Baptist Church, Wilder, under
direction of the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell. Burial will
follow in the Wilder Cemetery.
Mrs. Hood, a homemaker, was born Nov. 17, 1914, in the
Crane Creek area of Indian Valley. She was a daughter of Amos
and Lillie Stith, homesteaders in the Indian Valley. She
later moved to Wilder, Boise and Cascade.
She married James Carrol Hood on Oct. 5, 1938, in St.
Maries and they lived in Cascade. In 1949 the family moved to
Winchester where Mr. Hood was manager of the Boise Cascade
mill. Upon closure of the mill they moved to Boise. Mr. Hood
died Aug. 28, 1975. She moved to Marsing where she lived
until entering the hospital at Cascade in July of 1984.
She is survived by a daughter, Judith A. Hogaboam of
Spokane, Wash.; two sons, James K. of Lewiston and Robert L.
of Kuna; three sisters, Myrtle Karn of Boise, Lola Hayes of
Marsing and Rachel Campbell of Cascade; and five
A brother, Elmer Stith, preceded her in death.
Memorials may be made to the Mercy Medical Center Hospice,
1512 12th Ave. Road, Nampa 83651; or to Valley County
Hospital. Cascade 83611.