Information for Elizabeth Godfrey McClure Balcom
29 November, 1909 - 12 September, 1985
From the Idaho Press - Tribune,
dated September, 1985
Contributed by Delilah Barnard
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Graveside services for
Elizabeth Godfrey Balsom, 75, Middleton, who died Thursday,
Sept. 12, at a Nampa hospital, will be conducted at 11 a.m.
Tuesday, at the Middleton Cemetery. The Rev. Dave Lewis of
the First Baptist Church, Middleton, will officiate under the
direction of the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
Friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.
Mrs. Balcom was born Nov. 29, 1909, in Boise, a daughter
of Joseph H. and Gertrude F. Kincaid Godfrey. She was reared
by her grandparents, Robert S. and Mary Kincaid in Middleton
and graduated from Middleton High School in 1928. As a young
woman she worked for the telephone company in
and was married to Dick McClure. They resided in the Caldwell
area most of their married life. She later married Harry
Balcom in Boise where the couple resided until his death in
1972. She has lived in Middleton since 1974.
She was a member of the First Christian Church, Boise.
She is survived by a stepson, Dicky McClure of Medford,
Ore.; a stepdaughter, Patty Stillwagon of Yakima, Wash.; A
brother, William Henry Godfrey of Huntington, Ore.; three
sisters, Ruth G. Tucker and Sophia G. Hunt, both of Portland,
Ore., and Blanche G. McCulloch of Caldwell; several
grandchildren, nieces and nephews.