Information for Golda Ruth Brown Allison
28 November, 1903
– 28 June, 1995
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
1 July, 1995
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Memorial services for
Golda Ruth Brown Allison, 91, of Greenleaf, Idaho, will be
conducted at 11:30 a.m. Monday, July 3, 1995, at Sterry
Memorial Presbyterian Church, Roswell. Rev. Phillip
Hughes will officiate. Private interment will be at
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell. Services are under
the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
Mrs. Allison was born November 28, 1903, at Caldwell,
Idaho, the first daughter of King Rider Brown and Hattie Jane
Stiles Brown. She was raised in Sunny Slope and
Caldwell, graduating from high school in Caldwell and attended
the College of Idaho. On June 15, 1924, she was married
to Lloyd Elwyn Allison by Dr. William Judson Boone.
Mrs. Allison was a 4-H Leader, a 65-year-pin Grange
member, holding various positions in local and State Grange.
For 20 of those years she and her husband were the
installation team for Granges in the valley. Mrs.
Allison was an active member of the D.A.R., holding many
offices locally as well as state offices. She was also a
member of the UT Club, the Dirt Gardeners Club and the
Centerpoint Community Club. Mrs. Allison was a homemaker
who had a deep love for gardening, flowers, birds and wrote
poetry expressing her feelings on all creation.
Survivors include her children, 7 daughters, Dorothy
Kennelly and Lora Swartz of Kennewick, Washington, Shirley
Presnell of Stanwood, Washington, Ruth Robertson of Greenleaf,
Barbara Hume and Hester Wamstad of Caldwell and Martha Taylor
of Logan, Utah; 2 sons, Elwyn Allison of Nampa and Roger
Alison of Lewiston; one sister, Hester Hamon of Caldwell; 37
grandchildren, 63 great-grandchildren and 2
Her husband, Lloyd, two sons, Jack and Bob Q., two
sons-in-law and two grandchildren preceded her in death.
Mrs. Allison has been a member of Sterry Memorial
Presbyterian Church for over 50 years. In lieu of
flowers, memorials may be given to Sterry Memorial
Presbyterian Church or to the West Valley Medical Center
Pallbearers will be grandson Brad Allison, Ken Wamstad,
Gordy Presnell, Alan Taylor, Bruce Hume, Larre Robertson and
Doug Allison. All remaining grandsons will serve as