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Information for Thelma M. Stith Hood

17 November, 1914 - 5 January, 1985

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

January, 1985
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Thelma Hood

    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 grandchildren.
    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.


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