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Mrs. Neva May Botts 66, was pronounced dead at St. Joseph’s Hospital after suffering a heart attack outside the Lewiston Eagles Hall at 1304 Main St.
She had just emerged from the lodge hall with Mr. and Mrs. Chester Bull when she slumped to the sidewalk. She was rushed to the hospital, where a doctor and Wilfred J Duclos, Nez Prece County coroner pronounced her dead at 1:37 A.M. The doctor said she had suffered a coronary occlusion and was dead when she hit the sidewalk. The Bulls with whom she had attended the club said she had danced frequently during the evening.
She was born Neva May Garrett Jan 24, 1897 at Flora Ore and had lived most of here life there. On June 22, 1917 she Married Bernard Botts at Enterprise. Botts a farmer retired in 1950 and the couple moved to Lewiston. He died Nov 6, 1955.
Since then she lived quietly in her home. She is survived by three sons Delmar, Etna Calif. Brady of Enterprise, and Bradford , Ashland, Ore. a brother Richard Garrett, Medfornd Oregon and a sister Velma Osborne , LaGrande.
Contributed by: Julie (Jennings) Botts