Norma Kingston Services for Norma Elizabeth Kingston, 63, of
Nampa, who died Friday, June 20, at her home,
will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, at the Nampa First
Church of the Nazarene.
The Rev. Jerry White, pastor of the church, will
officiate, assisted by the Rev. Vernon Wilcox, associate
pastor of the church, with burial to follow at the Hillcrest Memorial
Services and burial
are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel,
Mrs. Kingston was born May 8, 1923, in Wiley,
Colo., to J.W. and Elsie Chaplin.
She moved with her
family to Lamar,
Colo., where she was raised and educated,
graduating from the Lamar High School
She married Charlie Kingston on June 17, 1941, in
Boise City, Okla.,
and the couple lived in Lamar, Pueblo, Colo., and the Nyssa-Vale area of
before moving to
in 1957. In 1961
they moved to Nampa, where they had since
made their home.
She worked for a telephone company for 25 years,
beginning as an operator and retiring as a service
representative in 1978. She
also sold insurance for a period of time.
She was a very active member of the Church of the Nazarene,
having taught Sunday school for many years and working with
the various youth groups within the church.
As a member of the Nampa First
Church of the Nazarene she
served as the captain of the prayer chain for 10 years.
She is survived by her husband; two sons and
daughters-in-law, Chuck and Phyllis Kingston of Meridian,
and Bill and Sue Kingston of Boise; her step-mother, Nora
Chaplin of Lamar; one sister, Dorothy Smith of Lamar; one
sister-in-law, Norma Jean Costello of Pueblo; seven
grandchildren, Chuck Kingston Jr. of Olath, Kan., Bryan and
Von Kingston of Meridian, and Traci Erickson, Kari DeMarco,
Tami and Butch Kingston, all of Boise; and three great
grandchildren, Paul Erickson Jr., Brandon DeMarco and
She was preceded in death by one sister, Velda
Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today
from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., on Monday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and
Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Memorials may be made to CARE Ministries, in care of the
of the Nazarene,
600 15th Ave. So.,