Information for Mary Bell Howard Adamson
24 July, 1873 - 28 November, 1991
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Funeral services for
Mary B. Adamson, 94, of Caldwell, who died November 28, 1991,
at a Caldwell Nursing Home, will be conducted at 1:00 p.m.
Monday, December 2, 1991, at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
Cameron Gepner of the Jehovah Witnesses will officiate.
Burial will follow at the Wilder Cemetery, Wilder, Idaho.
Mrs. Adamson was born April 13, 1897 at Melford, Texas,
a daughter of William and Medora Thrilkill Howard. At a
young age she moved with her family to Vian, Oklahoma where
she was reared and educated. At the age of 17 the whole
family moved by train to Montana where they homesteaded out of
Cut Bank. She met and married Roxford Winfield "Win"
Adamson on June 29, 1915 at Cut Bank, Montana. The
couple moved to Burns, Oregon in the later part of 1925 and
then to Homedale in 1933 where they raised their family.
In 1973 the couple moved to the Lake Lowell area. Mary
had been a cook for many ranches throughout the Montana, Idaho
and California areas. Mr. Adamson died on July 27, 1975.
She is survived by her five sons and daughters-in-law,
Rocky and Irene of Dayton, Nevada, Bud and Carma of Valier,
Montana, Carl and Noy of Hammett, Idaho, Homer and Louise of
Caldwell and Max and Jeannie of King Hill, Idaho; two
brothers, Paul Howard of Creswell, Oregon and Jim Howard of
Burns, Oregon; 28 grandchildren and numerous
great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and
nephews. She was preceded in death by a grandson, two
great-grandsons and several sisters and brothers.
Friends may call today from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.
at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Chapel, Caldwell.