for E.G. Rea, 88, of Nampa, who died on Sunday, Dec. 15, at
home, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Alsip
Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
The Rev. Evert
Roberts, pastor of the Meridian Gospel Tabernacle, will
officiate. Burial will follow at the Hillcrest
Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
was born Nov. 11, 1897, at Harrison, Ark., where he was
reared and educated. He married Ida B. Wright Oct. 19,
1919, at Harrison. Since 1936, they have made their
home in the Boise Valley, where he farmed and operated a
feed mill. He also owned and operated service stations
in Meridian and Nampa. He retired in 1965.
He enjoyed gardening, fishing and hunting.
He is survived by his wife of Nampa: two sons, James Rea of
Vancouver, Wash., and Doyal Rea of Las Vegas, Nev.; two
daughters. Pauline Adkins of Middleton and Hazel Voss of
Nampa; two sisters, Nora Robertson of Sanger, Calif., and
Mabel Kindall of Harrison, Ark.; 22 grandchildren; 45
great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, three brothers and two
Memorials may be made to a
favorite charity or flowers may be sent.