Information for Floyd Aaron Jeffryes
29 April, 1889 – 31 December, 1963
Obituary from the Idaho Free Press
Wednesday, 1 January, 1964
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Floyd A. Jeffryes, 74, of Caldwell Route 3, died
unexpectedly of a heart attack yesterday afternoon while
herding stray cattle out of the railroad right-of-way in the
Midway community, Canyon county Sheriff Dale G. Haile said.
Mr. Jeffryes was born April 28, 1889, in Iowa. He was
employed by the Cattleman's Livestock Auction, where the
cattle were being corraled.
Services will be arranged by Peckham-Dakan-Davis Chapel.
Also this article from the Idaho Press Tribune
3 January, 1964
Services for Floyd A. (Jeff) Jeffryes, 74, of Caldwell Route
3, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tomorrow at
the Peckham-Dakan-Davis Chapel. Elder M. L. Ogren will
officiate. Interment will be in Hillcrest.
Mr. Jeffryes was born April 28, 1889, in Ida Grove,
Iowa. He lived in Iowa and Nebraska and graduated from the
Ida Grove High School. He later attended Morningside College
in Souix City, Iowa. He married Charity Carpenter, April,
1913, in Ainsworth, Neb. They came to Idaho in 1942, where he
worked for the Cattleman's Livestock Auction.
Survivors are his wife; a son Parnell, Phoenix, Ariz.;
three daughters, Mrs. Georgene Garland, Caldwell, Mrs. Dorothy
Russell, Middleton, and Mrs. Doris Brezendine, Lyons, Neb.; a
brother, Fred Jeffryes, Minola, Iowa, 18 grandchildren and
seven great-grandchildren. A daughter, Mildred, preceded him
in death in 1930.
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