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Ilda Caldwell Boots
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Birth: Nov. 25, 1906
Miller County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jan. 2, 2009
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA

w/o Arthur Boots

Birth: in Bagnall, Miller county, Missouri

Ilda lived in Independance, Montgomery county, Kansas before moving to Carthage, Jasper county Missouri where she and husband, Art, built the Boots Motor Court in 1939 on west side of Garrison avenue, south from Central avenue, also known then as: joint highways "Old Mother Road" #66 & "Jefferson Highway" #71, once with movie actor Clark Gable as a guest, later after WW II, built Boots Drive-Inn across the street which son Robert operated and Ilda was the cashier.

City Directory, 1941: lived with husband Arthur at 311 north Garrison avenue, re Red Horse Service Station.

Death, in Glenpool, Tulsa county, Oklahoma

Father: Foley E Caldwell
Mother: Matte M Quinn b: 18 SEP 1886 near Bagnall Dam, Missouri

Marriage: Arthur A Boots
Married: 14 NOV 1924 in Jefferson City, Cole county, Missouri

Known Child:

Robert Arthur Boots, b: 1926


Carthage Press
Tue Jan 06, 2009, 11:55 AM CST


Ilda Boots, 102, Glenpool, Okla., formerly of Carthage, passed away Friday, Jan. 2, 2009, in the Glenpool Health Care Center, Glenpool, Okla.

Mrs. Boots was born Nov. 25, 1906, in Bagnell, Mo., the daughter of Folly E. Caldwell and Metta (Quinn) Caldwell. She married Arthur Boots, on Nov. 14, 1924, in Jefferson City, Mo. He preceded her in death.

Survivors include one son, Robert A. Boots, Tulsa, Okla.; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Arthur and one sister, Irene Baxter.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 7, in Park Cemetery, Carthage. Minister Bob Lyttle will officiate.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of Knell Mortuary, Carthage, Mo.

Prepared in part by Bill Boggess.
Family links: 
  Metta M. Harlow (1886 - 1969)
  Robert Aruthur Boots (1926 - ____)*
*Calculated relationship
Park Cemetery
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Bl 32 Lot 35 Sp 6
Maintained by: Bill
Originally Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Jan 07, 2009
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Ilda <i>Caldwell</i> Boots
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Ilda <i>Caldwell</i> Boots
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There is in every true woman's heart a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity. - Washington Irving
- NJBrewer
 Added: Aug. 2, 2010
A wonderful lady.
- Bill Boggess
 Added: Jan. 30, 2010

- Janis Coleman
 Added: Aug. 22, 2009

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