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Information for Elmo Barney Price
25 July 1902 - 24 March 1991
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
March 1991
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Elmo Price

     Graveside services for Elmo Price, 88, of Homedale, who went to be with his Lord quietly and quickly at his home Sunday, March 24, 1991, will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 29, at the Wilder Cemetery under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Homedale.  Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Friends Community Church, Homedale, with the Revs. Clare Wilcutt, Nampa, and Kenneth Pitts, Homedale, officiating.
    Mr. Price was born July 25, 1902, at Pea Ridge, Ark., a son of Colbert B. and Alice Lane Price.  The family lived on a farm in Arkansas until moving to Idaho in April 1937.  He married Crystell Broadhurst Feb. 27, 1926.  Elmo worked as a sawyer in the forests near Cascade and McCall until they couple moved to the Central Cove area in 1940 where he farmed until 1949.  He served as a ditch rider in the Central Cove area for the Boise Project Board of Control for 19 years, retiring in 1967 and the couple moved to Homedale.
    He and his wife, Crystell, had just recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.  Elmo was respected and loved by all who knew him.  His children and grandchildren loved him dearly and the love was mutual.   Elmo will be greatly missed by his family and a host of friends.
    He is survived by his wife,. Crystell of Homedale; a son, and daughter-in-law, Melbourne and Alice Price; a daughter and son-in-law, Florence and Quentin Price Nordyke; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a sister, Alma Price Holterman.
    He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Nelson Arthur; a great-grandchild; five brothers; and two sisters.
    The family suggests memorials be made to the Friends Community Church or the Senior Citizens, both of Homedale.
    Friends may call Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Homedale.




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