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Information for James Elledge
 16 February, 1906 – 8 November, 1987
 Idaho Press-Tribune
 10 November, 1987
 Contributed by Helen Strine

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James Elledge       

    Graveside services for James “Ike” Elledge, 81, of Nampa, who died on Nov. 8 at home, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
     Pastor Jerry W. White of First
Church of the Nazarene, Nampa, will officiate, under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
     Mr. Elledge was born Feb. 18, 19
06 at Indian Valley, Idaho to Isaac N. and Callie Cornett Elledge. He was reared and educated there.
     He farmed in Indian
Valley until 1948 when he moved to Tonasket, Wash., where he owned and operated an orchard for seven years. He moved to Nampa in 1955 and worked for the Boise National Forest until 1966. He bought a home and farm on Lake Shore Drive in 1962.
      He married Thelma Howe Pickering Nov. 30, 1962 at Oroville, Wash. and they lived on Lake Shore Drive.
     He was employed by the Nampa Highway District from 1964 until his retirement in 1972.
     He is survived by his wife of Nampa; a stepson, Gale E. Pickering of Wenatchee, Wash.; three step-daughters, Glenda Blank of Republic, Wash.; Debbie Robbins and Sharon Pickering, both of Nampa; a sister, May Nyhart of Nampa; 10 grandchildren; three great-grand-children, and several nieces and nephews.
     He was preceded in death by two brothers and four sisters.

     Memorials may be made to a favorite charity or flowers may be sent.