Services for Myrle
Loveland Blurton, 69, of Payette and formerly of Parma, who
died Saturday, Aug. 15, in an Ontario nursing home, will be
held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Payette Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Bishop Kip P. Madsen will officiate under the direction
of Payette Chapel of Roses. Burial will folow (sic) at
the Parma Cemetery, Parma.
Mrs. Blurton was born Feb. 13, 1918, at Mount Pelier
(sic-Montpelier), Idaho, to Hyrum and Alla Loveland. She
was reared and attended school there until her senior year in
high school when she moved with her family to Nampa,
graduating from Nampa HIgh School in 1936.
She married M. Vernon Dowdle June 4, 1940, in the Salt
Lake City LDS Temple. They had three children.
She married George Boodry Aug. 27, 1959, at
Gooding. They settled in Parma. Mr. Goodry died in
She married Cleo Blurton Aug. 1, 1984, at Parma and
they settled in Payette, where they had since resided.
She baked for the Parma School District from 1971 to
She was a member of the LDS Church and the Daughters of
Utah Pioneers. She was honored by the American Red Cross
for her many blood donations of her rare blood type. She
enjoyed attending senior citizen dances in Payette and
She is survived by her husband of Payette; a son,
Vernon Scott Dowdle of Marsing; two daughters Marilyn (Mrs.
Henry) Busendorfer of Marsing and Carolyn (Mrs. Wendell)
Durrant of Delta Junction, Alaska; a stepson, Clayton Boodry
of McGrath, Alberta, Canada; 15 grandchildren; and a
She was preceded in death by three brothers and three
Friends may call today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Payette
Chapel of Roses.