Information for Sudie Drake Nelson
1 January, 1896 - 10 May, 1987
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Services for Sudie Drake Nelson, 91, of Nampa, who died
Sunday, May 10, in a Nampa care center, will be held at 2
p.m. Wednesday at the Alsip Funeral Chapel.
The Rev. Gene F. Hipskind, pastor of the Nampa Church of the
Brethren will officiate. Burial will follow in
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
Mrs. Nelson was born Jan. 1, 1896, at Nocona, Texas, to Lark
and Maggie Molsbee Drake. In 1908 she moved with her
family to the Meridian area, then to the Bowmont area in
She married John A. Nelson Aug.
16, 1930, at Bowmont. In 1944, they purchased a farm
near Bowmont which they operated until 1958. At that
time they moved to Nampa where they made their home.
Mr. Nelson died May 27, 1972.
a member of the Bowmont Church of the Brethren.
She is survived by two sisters, Hazel May of Dulzura,
Calif., and Vina Lowe of Mountain Home; two sisters-in-law,
Della Drake of Nampa and Alpha Horn of Meridian; eight
nieces; and three nephews.
preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.
Memorials may be made to the Bowmont Church of the Brethren;
to a favorite charity; or flowers may be sent.
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