Services for Pearle Dawson, 76, of Caldwell, who died
Monday, April 30, in a Caldwell nursing home, will be
conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Flahiff Funeral Chapel,
Pastor John Sinclair of the First Christian Church,
Caldwell, will officiate. Interment will follow in the
Mrs. Dawson was born Jan. 16, 1908, in Kelso, Wash., to
Warren and Ollie Jones. As a child she moved with her parents
to Portis, Kan., where she was reared and educated.
She moved to Caldwell in her mid-teens where she
completed her education and later worked for the telephone
company. She married William M. Dawson Sept. 4, 1926, in
The couple farmed west of Caldwell from 1939 to 1969
when they moved to Greenleaf. In l979 she moved to Caldwell
where she had since resided. She retired from work at the J.R.
Simplot Co. in 1973.
She was a member of the Greenleaf Friends Church: the
First Christian Church. Caldwell; the Good Sam and Ramblers
Club; the ONO Club; and the Rebekah Lodge.
She is survived by two sons, Larry W. Dawson of Meridian
and Mikel W. Dawson of Pasco, Wash.; a brother, Lee Jones of
Bremerton, Wash.; two granddaughters; and several nieces and
nephews, including a nephew whom she raised, Bob Jones, of
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1929, and
by her parents.
Memorials may be made to the Greenleaf Friends Academy.