Services for Edith May Fewkes, 84, of Nampa, who died
Wednesday, May 29 at her home, will be conducted at 10 a.m.,
Monday at the Nampa 11th Ward Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-Day Saints with Bishop Thomas Deppe officiating.
Interment will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
Services and interment are under the direction of Alsip
She was born March 5, 1901, at Basin, Cassia County to Hyrum
and Mary Kidd Egan. At a young age she and her family
moved to Burley where they homesteaded. She married
Curtis Freeman Fewkes on March 19, 1919, in the Salt Lake City
LDS Temple. In the fall of 1919 they moved to the Boise
Valley where they started farming. In 1923 they traded
for property in Long Valley where they started ranching.
They returned to the Boise Valley in 1932. They later
purchased a farm on Karcher Road where they farmed until 1968.
They had resided in Nampa since. Her husband died March
She was a member of the Nampa 11th Ward LDS Church. She
had been a long time secretary for the Relief Society and
Sunday School. She was also a Visiting teacher, involved
in the Young Womens Program and sang in the choir. She
was also a member of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers and the
War Eagle Barracks #459 Veterans of World War II Auxilary.
She is survived by one son, Warren Fewkes and his wife June
of Fruitland, two brothers, Alvin Egan of Vancouver, Wash. and
Troy Egan of Burley; one sister, Lucy Stocking of Carey; nine
grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews
and cousins. She was preceded in death by a
great-granddaughter, one sister and three brothers.
Friends may call at Alsip Funeral Chapel on Sunday from 9
a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Monday at the Nampa 11th Ward from 9 a.m
to 9:45 a.m.