J. Clarence Ricks, 83, of Nampa, died Saturday, Jan.
23, 1993, at his home. Funeral services will be
conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1993, at the
Nampa 5th Ward Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
on Sunnyridge Road. Bishop Jay R. Fuhriman of the Ward
will officiate. Burial will follow at the Hillcrest
Memorial Gardens, Caldwell. Services are under the
direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
J. Clarence Ricks was born Feb, 14, 1909, at Niter, Idaho,
to Jonathan Eynon and Mary Roseanna Gibbs Ricks. He
married Lydia Morriss on June 21, 1930, at Burley, Idaho.
Their marriage was solemnized at the Salt Lake City Temple
on Aug. 13, 1943. Following their marriage they farmed
in various places in Idaho and Oregon before moving to Nampa
in 1952. In 1954 Clarence went to work for the city of
Nampa, retiring in 1964 due to a stroke. He was a
member of the Nampa 5th Ward, LDS Church.
Clarence is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lydia Ricks, Nampa; a
son and his wife, Vernon and Josephine Ricks, Preston, NV; 4
daughters, Lois Beesley and Mary (Mrs. Walter) Hennis, both
of Nampa, Donna (Mrs. Thomas) Boniecki, Boise and Elaine
Oakley, San Dimas, CA; a brother, John Ricks, Hope, ID; 2
sisters, Nancy Andrus, Boise and Letha (Mrs. Ben) Saunders,
St. George, UT; 28 grandchildren; and a number of
He was preceded
in death by his parents, 2 brothers, 2 sisters and 3
Friends may call at the
Alsip Funeral Chapel today until 9 p.m. and on Tuesday from
9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The family will greet friends at the
church on Wednesday from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m.