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Information for Ermal Lena Coonts Pamperien Dowers

25 December, 1916 - 7 February, 1985

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

February, 1985

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Ermal Dowers

    Services for Ermal Lena Dowers, 68, Wilder, who died Thursday, Feb. 7, at home of natural causes, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    Pastor Paul Woods and Elder Herman Everett of the Seventh-day Church of God, Caldwell, and Pastor Doug Bailey of the Deer Flat Free Methodist Church, Caldwell, will officiate.  Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    Mrs. Dowers was born Dec. 25, 1916, at Drury, Mo., the daughter of William Thomas and Dada Lee Rhoades Coonts.  She was reared and educated at Missouri.  She married Harold E. Pamperien on Oct. 30, 1935, at Drury.  They were later divorced.
    She came to Wilder in 1953, where she has since resided.  She married Boyd Dowers on Aug. 26, 1971, at Winnemucca, Nev.  She was a member of the Baptist Church in Missouri, the Golden Gate Baptist Church, Wilder, and had been attending the Senventh-day Church of God in Caldwell.
    She is survived by her husband of Wilder; two daughters, Bonnie (Mrs. John) Miller of Ontario, and Connie (Mrs. Walt) Campbell of Caldwell; four sisters, Ada Wagner of Parma, Phyllis Scott of Caldwell, Margaret Hoag of Pryor, Okla. and Opal Pamperien of Mountain Grover, Mo.; two brothers, Ted Coonts of Twin Falls and Donald Ray Coonts of Buffalo, Iowa; nine grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and numerous nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by a daughter, Fern Lee Pamperien, her parents and a brother.
    Memorials may be made to the Mountan (sic) States Tumor Institute in care of Dakan Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 1386, Caldwell, Idaho 83606.
    Friends may call at the Chapel today from 4 to 9 p.m.

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