Obituary for Eda Ellen Lowery Rood
11 April, 1884 - 23 April, 1949
From The Caldwell News-Tribune,
dated Tuesday, 26 April, 1949
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Services Will Be
Held at Parma
services for Eda Ellen Rood, who died Saturday afternoon in
her Parma home, will be held at 2:30 p. m. Friday in the Parma
Burial will be in the Parma cemetery, with
Peckham-Dakan chapel in charge.
Mrs. Rood was born April 11, 1884 in Omaha, Neb.
She lived there until eight years of age, when her family
moved to south of Callaway, Neb. She was married to
Alfred Howard Rood at Lexington, Neb., on March 13, 1905.
They came to Westlinn, Ore., and lived there until about 1940.
Then they moved to the Black Canyon district, and to their
present home about a mile south of Parma two and a half years
She attended the Parma Nazarene church.
Besides her husband, she is survived by three
daughters, Eva May Maine of route 2, Parma, Mary Diena Hill of
Parma and Dorothy Viola Bones of Turner, Ore., two sons, Alvie
Clarence Rood of Lexington, Neb., and Howard James Rood of
Parma; two sisters, Millie Pallet of Callaway, Neb., and Annie
Wirshing of Salem, Ore., and 24 grandchildren.
Full-sized headstone photo
available upon request.