Services for John
Wilber Everton, 69, of Nampa, who died Aug. 4 at a Boise
hospital, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at
the Nampa 11th Ward Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-day Saints, 1500 Smith Ave, Nampa.
Bishop Roscoe W. Lukenga Jr., bishop of the ward
will officiate. Interment will follow in the Hillcrest
Memorial Gardens. Services and interment are under the
direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel,
Mr. Everton was born Aug. 17, 1914 in Logan, Utah
to John Elva and Lucy Waldron Everton. He was reared and
educated in Logan. At the age of 17 he moved to Rigby,
Idaho and worked with his older brother in the mattress
business. In November of 1933 he was called to serve a
two-year mission with the L.D.S. Church in Mississippi
He married Maurine Montague in the Logan, Utah
April 1, 1936. In 1940 they moved to Nampa where he
founded what is now the Everton Mattress company of
Nampa. He retired in 1979, but has remained active in
the business. His three sons now operate the business.
He was a member of the Nampa 11th Ward
L.D.S. Church. He
had served as stake missionary, stake Sunday school
president, ward clerk and bishop of the Nampa 4th
L.D.S. Church. He had
been a member of the Nampa Chamber of Commerce.
He is survived by his wife of Nampa; three sons,
Bruce M., Wendell B., and Max W., all of Nampa; 2
brothers, Rulon Everton, Twin Falls, and Walter Everton,
Brigham City, Utah; 2 sisters, Wanda Burns, Tucson, AZ,
and Ruby Nelson, Phoenix, AZ; nine grandchildren, and
numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son,
four brothers and five sisters.
Memorial contributions to the World Missionary Fund
may be made in care of the Nampa 11th Ward
L.D.S. Church, or
flowers may be sent.
Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel
Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and at the church
Thursday from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m.