Enide Johnson, 82

Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Enide T. Johnson, 82, of Mountain Home, died Wednesday evening, Jan. 18, 2006, at a Boise hospital, following surgery for a hip fracture.

Memorial Services will be held on Thursday, Jan. 26, at 2 p.m. at Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel. Inurnment will be at a later date at Valley View Cemetery in Yerington, Nev.

Enide was born Dec. 26, 1923, in Temple, Texas, to Edmond Tarlton and Jesse H. Brown. She grew up in Longworth, Texas, and graduated from Roby High School in Roby, Texas.

She married Calmer Johnson on June 29, 1942, and they embarked on a life of adventure, living in different places in Texas, California, Nevada and Idaho. One of their homes was near Baumgardners Campground, the South Fork Ranch.

She was the happiest when she could plant flowers or when she could care for a sick animal, her family said.

She was a life member of Soroptimist International and served two terms as president of the club in Yerington, Nev. She was founder of the Lyon County Museum in Yerington and was active as a 4-H Leader and in the Wabuska Homemakers in that community.

Enide is survived by: her husband of 64 years, Calmer Johnson of Mountain Home, and a daughter, Ronda (Wes) Madewell of Winnemucca, Nev., three grandchildren and eight great-grand- children. She was preceded in death by both parents and two sisters.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to either the Macular Degeneration Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 531313, Henderson, NV 89053, or at www.eyesight.org, or Stroke Clubs of New Mexico, 5850 Eubank NE, Suite B-49-240, Albuquerque, NM 87111.