Clyde A. Lawrence, 78, of Nampa, who died Wednesday, Sept.
2, at a Boise hospital, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday
at the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa, with a group of past
exalted rulers of the Nampa Elks Lodge No. 1389,
will follow in the Building of Reverence
at the Hillcrest
Mr. Lawrence was born May 1, 1909, at Granite,
At the age of 10 he
moved with his family to Southern
California where he was reared and educated.
He served in the
U.S. Cavalry for three years.
In 1938 he moved to
Idaho, residing in Wilder. During
World War II he worked for the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
inspecting produce on the Mexican-American border.
Jan. 11, 1953, at
where they have since resided.
He owned and
operated a potato and onion warehouse in Nampa for a number of years known as the Nampa
Warehouse Company. He
later sold life insurance for American Reserve for 10 years
before he retired.
He was a lifetime member of the Elks and a past
exalted ruler of Nampa Elks Lodge No. 1389.
He is survived by
his wife of Nampa; two sons, Clyde
"Sonny" A. Lawrence Jr. of Hobe Sound. Fla. and William V.
Lawrence of Biloxi, Miss.; two daughters, Tanya Johnson of
Santa Cruz, Calif. and Marilyn Lawrence of Boise; two
stepsons, Donald S. Jones of Boise and Harold R. Jones of
Kennewick, Wash.; a stepdaughter, Rose Marie Ward of Twin
Falls; a brother, Dean Lawrence of Forrest Falls, Calif.;
nine grandchildren; 12 step-grandchildren: seven
great-grandchildren; and 12 step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded
in death by two brothers and two sisters.
Memorials may be
made to the Elks
Hospital, P.O. Box 1100,
83701; or flowers may