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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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Golda Allison

     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 great-great-grandchildren.
     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 Hospice Program.
     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 honorary pallbearers.