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Lorene Mays1,2

Female
b. 26 September 1916, d. 20 December 2007


Father Robert Gledhill Mays1 b. 6 February 1879, d. 1 October 1960
Mother Lucinda Ann "Lucy" Boyd1 b. 19 August 1885, d. 10 February 1966
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Family Duard William Terry b. 3 March 1916, d. 31 August 1984
Marriage* 1938  Principal=Duard William Terry2,4 
Children  1. Janet Terry b. Feb 1938
  2. Douglas Terry b. May 1940
  3. Alice Terry b. Jun 1941
  4. Zoe Judi Terry b. 30 Jun 1942
  5. David Clarence Terry b. 1 Jan 1944
  6. Bruce Alan Terry b. 1951, d. 1972

Birth* 26 September 1916  Howe Pct, Butte Co., ID1,2 
Census* 1920  1920 Federal Census, Idaho, Butte County, Howe Precinct, ED: 111, Series: T625, Roll: 289, Page: 214A, January 22
Sheet 8A
(enumerated with father, Robert G Mays)
41, 62, 62, Mays, Lorne, Daughter, , , F, W, 5, S, , , , No, , , Idaho, , Ohio, , Missouri, , , None, , ,1 
Census 1930  1930 Federal Census, Idaho, Butte County, Howe Precinct, ED 12-7, Series: T626, Roll: 398, Page: 68A, April 23
Sheet 1A
(enumerated with father, Robert G Mays)
31, 7, 7, Mays, Lorene, Daughter, , , , Yes, F, W, 15, S, , Yes, Yes, Idaho, Ohio, Kansas, , 89, , , , , Yes, None, , , , , , , ,3 
Married Name 1938  Terry2,4 
Marriage* 1938  Principal=Duard William Terry2,4 
Death* 20 December 2007  Caldwell, Canyon Co., ID4 
News/Obit* 2 January 2008  Lorene Mays Terry

Lorene Mays Terry, 93,of Jordan Valley, Oregon, passed away December 20, 2007 in Caldwell, Idaho. She was born September 26, 1914, in Howe, Idaho to Robert G. and Lucinda Boyd Mays. Her father was a State Senator from Butte County.

She received her early education in Howe and the Weiser Boarding School and graduated from the Logan Academy in Logan, Utah.

In 1938 she married Duard W. Terry of Howe, Idaho. They lived in Howe for a few years and then bought a ranch in Echo, Oregon. They ran cattle, sheep and farmed. They sold the ranch and bought a ranch in Helix, Oregon, but kept the cabin in the Wallowa Mountains. The family then bought a ranch and moved to Jordan Valley, Oregon. She was a hard-working ranch wife having to cook for 25 people per meal for several years while ranching. She baked delicious fresh pies, bread and pastries.

She enjoyed the cabin in the Wallowa Mountains, fishing in the streams and catching small brook trout and then preparing the fish and cornbread in the wood stove for the 6 children. She enjoyed reading, sewing, quilting, oil painting, and traveling to McDermitt, Nevada with her friends Hazel Hanley, Verma Anderson, Gert Anderson and granddaughter Anne Stephens. She made several quilts for her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughters Janet McQueen, Pendleton, Oregon, Judi (Norman) Easterday, Jordan Valley, Alice (Dwight) Baker, Blackfoot, Idaho, sons Douglas Terry, Caldwell, Idaho and David (Bonnie) Terry, Jordan Valley, 14 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and stepmother Zoe, husband Duard, son Bruce Alan Terry, two brothers Bob and Homer Mays, sisters Charlene O’Maley, Clairbel Amy, Beulah Enke and 2 sons-in-law.

Memorial services were Friday, December 28, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. at the Methodist Church in Jordan Valley. Services and Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel in Caldwell, Idaho. 208- 459-3629. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.dakanfuneralchapel.com.4 

Citations
  1. [S247] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , 1920 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S1135] Unknown compiler, 25 Aug 2001.
  3. [S248] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , 1930 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S1142] Owyhee Avalanche, (ID), online http://www.owyheepublishing.com/, http://www.owyheepublishing.com/pastissues/2008/01_02_08.indd.pdf.


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