Obituary for Eva Gean Murdock Cawdery
8 April, 1903 - 10 January, 1966
From Caldwell News-Tribune,
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Services for Mrs. Eva Gean Cawdery, 64, of Wilder, who died
Saturday in a local hospital, will be conducted at 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday at Summers Chapel, Boise. The Rev A. D. Hurt, of
the Boise Gospel Tabernacle and the Rev. Paul Nickens of
Parma, will officiate. Interment will be at 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday at Wilder cemetery.
Mrs. Cawdery was born Sept. 23, 1901, at Dayton, Utah,
and attended college at Logan, Utah, for three years.
She also worked for the U.S. Public Health Service in West
Virginia. In 1935, she moved to Caldwell, where she was
married that year to Fred Cawdery. She was Canyon County
and school nurse at Caldwell before working in the mission
field in Palestine in 1947 and 1948. She then returned
to Wilder. In 1956-56 she was director of nursing at a
hospital in Hepner, Ore. Mr. Cawdery preceded her in
death in 1958. Mrs. Cawdery was later in charge of a
hospital in Willits, Calif., and had worked in hospitals in
Nampa, Boise and Caldwell. She had made her home in
Wilder since 1935, with brief periods in other areas.
She was a member of the Idaho State Nurses Association.
Among her survivors are a son, Gerald Cawdery, Eugene,
Ore.; a sister, Mrs. Grace Roper, Nampa; two brothers, Glenn
Murdock, Harper, Ore., and Ted Murdock, Dayton, Utah, and five
Pallbearers will be Bob Breshears, Clyde Balding,
Elbert Fretwell, Art Sperry, Bill Paulsen and Clifford
Lundquist. Honorary pallbearers include Fred Prince,
Bernard Smith, Ben Ward, H. J. Shields, Dr. Lyle Stones and
Full-sized headstone photo
available upon request.