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Information for Velma Rice Williamson
1 August, 1912 - 14 April, 1967

Obituary from the Idaho Free Press
Monday, 17 April, 1967
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Velma Williamson

     CALDWELL - Services for Mrs. Velma Williamson, 54, of 1802 South Tenth, who died Friday at a Caldwell hospital after an illness, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Flahiff Funeral chapel by Elder Ray Benight of the Church of God (Seventh-day) of Nampa, assisted by Elder Mark Burnham of the Church of God (Seventh-day) of Meridian.  Interment will be at Canyon Hill.
     Mrs. Williamson was born Aug. 1, 1912, in Port Arthur, Tex.  At an early age she moved with her family to Texas County, Mor., and lived there for two years before moving with the family to Turley, Mo., where she attended school.  She was married to Walter Williamson on June 1, 1930, in Houston, Mo.  Following their marriage they lived in Texas County for 15 years.  In 1944, they moved to Parma.  They moved in 1945 to Caldwell, where they had since resided.  She was a member of the Church of God (Seventh-day), and Iris Gardeners' Club, the Forward Club, the Good Cheer Club and the Clik-a-tat Club.
     Surviving are her husband, Walter Williamson of Caldwell; four brothers, Harmon Rice of Plato, Mo., Harry Rice of Richland, Wash., Rupert Neal Rice of Denver, Colo., and Maurice Rice of Milton-Freewater, Ore.; and two sisters, Mrs. Lela Blankenship of College Place, Wash., and Mrs. Nina Welch of Mountain Grove, Mo.   She was preceded in death by a son, Carl D. Williamson, on Oct. 10, 1934.



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