Information for Omah Gaynell Carr
9 June, 1896 – 6 February, 1985
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Services for Omah G. Beck,
88, Caldwell, who died Wednesday, Feb. 6, at home of natural
causes, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Dakan
Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
The Rev. William Young of the Bible Way Tabernacle,
Caldwell, will officiate. Interment will be at Hillcrest
Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
Mrs. Beck was born June 9, 1896, at Pepsin, Mo., to J. A.
and Emma Carr. She was reared and educated in Missouri and
married Loren V. Beck on Jan. 10, 1915, at Van Buren, Mo. They
farmed in Missouri until moving to Kansas in 1919, where they
farmed. They moved to Oklahoma in 192l, and came to Caldwell
in 1939, where she had since resided.
She had worked for the J. R. Simplot Co., at Caldwell,
Troy Laundry and Pantorium Cleaners, both of Caldwell. She
retired in 1965. Mr. Beck died Feb. 7, 1970. Mrs. Beck will be
remembered for the pleasure she gave to others when she played
She is survived by two daughters, Jeanne Farrar, Caldwell,
and Iona (Mrs. Charles) Astleford, Caldwell; one son, Vance
Beck Jr. of Camp Verdes, Ariz.; one sister, Mrs. Cathryn
Kimbrough of Diamond, Mo.; one brother. W. W. Carr, Carthage,
Mo.; eight grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a sister, three brothers, a
son-in-law and two granddaughters.
Friends may call at the chapel Sunday from 5 to 9.
Memorials may be made to the Mountain States Tumor Institute,
in care of Dakan Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 1386, Caldwell,
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