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Information for James Clarence Ricks

14 February 1909 - 23 January 1993

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

January 1993
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Clarence Ricks

 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 great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, 2 sisters and 3 grandsons.
    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.


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