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Information for Edna D. Gentry Driskell

5 August, 1917 - 14 November, 1987

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

November, 1987

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Edna Driskell

    Graveside services for Edna D. Driskell, 70, of Parma, who died  Saturday, Nov. 14, at a Boise hospital of natural causes, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the wilder Cemetery, Wilder.
    The Rev. Robert Obenchain of Notus will officiate.  Services are under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell+.
    Mrs. Driskell was born Aug. 5, 1917, at Texas County, Mo., a township of Pierce, Mo., to John and Mary Ellen Means Gentry, where she was reared and educted.
    She married Charles E. Driskell in Missouri on Oct. 12, 1934, and they moved to Wilder in 1944.  Mr. Driskell died Aug. 15, 1976.  She moved to Parma in 1977 where she had since resided.
    She is survived by five daughters, Daisy Clinton of Wilder, Ida Sloan and Bessie Driskell, both of Homedale, and Janice Collins and Alberta Hodge, both of Notus; three sons, Darel Driskell of Caldwell, John Driskell of Parma and Melvin Driskell of Wilder; four sisters, Gretchen Eoland of Roseville, Calif., Julia Driskell of West Plains, Mo., Oneal Kyle of Wilder and Bonnie Buck of Emmett; a brother, Richard Gentry of Parma; her father, John Gentry of Wilder; 20 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her mother; two sons, Dean and Eldon; and two grandsons.
    Memorials may be made to the Mountain States Tumor Institute in care of Dakan Fun3erl Chapel, P.O. Box 1386, Caldwell 83606.
    Friends may call a the Dakan Chapel today from 5 to 8 p.m.

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