Deal, 99, of Nampa, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 1991, at a Nampa
Graveside funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m.
Friday, Feb.22, at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. The Rev.
Russell Steinern Pastor of the Melba Community Baptist Church
will officiate. Friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.
Services are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel.
Lela was born July 21,1891, at Brunswick Mo., to George
and Sylvia Williams. At the age of 6 she traveled with her
family to Custer County, Neb., by covered wagon, walking much
of the distance. She was reared and educated in Custer County.
Lila married Fred Deal Sept, 39, 1908, in Taylor, Neb. They
farmed near Sargent, Neb., until 1917 when they moved to
Bayard, Neb. In 1925 they returned to Custer County and
resided on the family farm for 49 years. In 1974 they moved to
Nampa where they made their home close to the family. On Sept.
30, 1984, they celebrated their 76th wedding anniversary. Mr.
Deal died Jan. 2, 1985, and Lela had resided in Nampa since.
Lela was a very loving and devoted mother, grandmother
and wife. She always had a sweet smile and was always there
for her family and helped many of us during our good and bad
times. She was baptized into the Christian Church ln1932.
She had been a member of the Friendly Neighbors Club in
Cummings Park, Neb.
She is survived by three daughters, Grace Fuller of
Lafayette, Colo., Pansy Ralls of Nampa and Verna (Mrs. Dave)
Hughes of Centralia, Wash.; a sister, Elizabeth Robinson of
Parma; 10 grandchildren; 27 great- grandchildren; 12
great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Lloyd;
her parents; nine brothers and sisters, one of which was a
twin brother, Lee, who is buried in Billings, Mont.; and two
sons-in-law, Clarence Fuller and Raymond Ralls.
Active bearers will be grandsons, Don Fuller, Gary
Hughes, Ron Ralls, Larry Ralls, Jerry Ralls, Jim Ralls and
Lynn Ralls. Honorary bearers will be Karen Isham, Sandi O'Dell
and Sherry Kautz, all granddaughters. Also Don Isham, Glcnn
O'Dell, Lewis Kerfoot, Orville Nicholson, Roland Ralls and