Information for Edna D. Gentry
1917 - 14 November, 1987
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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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,
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
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
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
Friends may call a the Dakan Chapel today from 5 to 8 p.m.
Free larger headstone photo available upon
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