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Information for Sudie Drake Nelson
1 January, 1896 - 10 May, 1987
The Idaho Press-Tribune
May, 1987

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Sudie Nelson
    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 1916.
    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.
    She was 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.
    She was 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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