!BIR-MAR-DEATH: All from personal knowledge and family records
!BIR-DEATH: From headstone at Weiser, Washington, ID
!BIRTH-DEATH: Found in the "Obituary Book" kept by Catherine Mabel (May) Shepperson Baker. Born on Monday. Height: 5' 2"; Weight: 125 lbs; Hair: brown; Eyes: Blue; Health: Good; Education: high school.
!OBITUARY: THELMA JANE MEAD
Our dear mother and grandmother, Thelma J. Mead, 90, passed away March 4, 1993 at the home of her daughter, in West Jordan, Utah, where she had spent the past 3 1/2 years.
Born 20 October 1902 in Taberville, Missouri, daughter of George A. and Catherine Shepperson Baker; married Harold C. Mead 26 August 1925 in Nevada, Missouri. They farmed for 15 years in Schell City, Missouri then moved to Idaho in 1939. She was a resident of Weiser for 48 years. Harold preceded her in death 15 December 1957.
Survived by a son, Harold D. Mead and wife Phyllis of Boise; a daughter, Phyllis and husband, John Jennings of West Jordan, Utah; 11 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sister, Ruth Baker, Weiser; several nieces and nephews.
Thelma was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Kirk, three brothers, a sister and a grandson. She will be loved and missed by all.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday, March 9 at 2 p.m. at the Hillcrest Cemetery in Weiser. Friends may call at he Thomason Funeral Home, Weiser, under the direction of McDougal Funeral Home, Salt Lake City, Utah.