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Information for Theora Belle Workman McDorman
25 June, 1925 28 April, 1992
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
2 May, 1992

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Theora McDorman

    Graveside services for Theora Belle McDorman, 66, of Melba, who died Tuesday, April 28, 1992, at her home will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 2, 1992, at the Melba Cemetery.  Pastor John Blake of the Nampa First Southern Baptist Church will officiate.  Services are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
    Theora Belle McDonnan was born on June 25, 1925, in Twin Falls, Idaho, to Golden and Artie Nine Workman.  As a small girl she moved with her family to Melba where she was reared and educated.  She graduated from Melba High School as class valedictorian.  Shortly after her schooling she married Harold McDorman.  They lived in several communities in Idaho and Nevada.  She returned to Melba and owned and operated the Snake River Inn.  At the time of her death she was working as a bartender for the Palace Bar in Melba.
    She was a member of the Owyhee County Historical Society.  She enjoyed living in the Melba area very much.  She liked most people and loved all animals.
    She is survived by her mother, Artie Workman of Melba; four sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Diana McDorman of Walters Ferry, ID, Rick and Sue McDorman of Nampa, Dee and Peggy McDorman of Pasco, WA, and Dennis and Audrey McDorman of Caldwell; a brother, Dick Workman, and a sister, Betty Frickey, both of Nampa; eight grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her father and a grandson, Byron.
    There will be no viewing for the public, but friends are invited to visit at the chapel and sign the register.
    Memorials may be made to Pet Haven, 1419 N. Midland Blvd., Nampa, Idaho 83651; or flowers may be sent.

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