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Information for Minnie Belle Vindiver Lee Partney
31 January, 1893 - 17 March, 1990
The Idaho Press-Tribune
March, 1990

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Minnie Partney
    Graveside funeral services for , Minnie Belle Partney, 97, of Nampa and formerly of Melba, who died Saturday, March 17, 1990, at a Nampa care center, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Monday, March, 19, 1990, at the Melba Cemetery.  The Rev. Kenneth Pitts, visiting pastor at Greenleaf Friends Academy, will officiate.  Friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.  Services are under the direction of Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
    Minnie was born Jan. 31, 1893, at Koshkonog, Mo., to James E. and Missouri R. Vindiver.  She was reared and educated at Koshkonog.  She married Arthur W. Lee in 1911 at West Plains, Mo.  They lived in Missouri and Kansas, where they raised 10 children.  She later married Edy Partney June 11, 1953, in Lewiston, and they lived in Oregon.  In 1962 they came to Melba to make their home.  They later retired and moved to Nampa.  Mr. Partney died April 12, 1981.  She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church.
    Minnie is survived by four sons and their wives, Lawrence J. and Irene Lee, Homedale; Buford R. and Edna Lee, Nampa; Eugene E. and Margaret Lee, Melba; and Edward and Bertha Lee, Melba; four daughters, Clarice (Mrs. Edwin) Knickerbocker, Neelyville, Mo.; Lola (Mrs. Ray) Pershall, Caldwell; Lorene (Mrs. Albert) Woolsey Jr., Mountain View, Mo.; Helen Ponder, Doniphan, Mo.; 19 grandchildren and 40 great grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her husbands, a brother, two sisters and two sons.  Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and from 8 to 11 a.m. Monday.

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