Lewiston Morning Tribune
Friday, May 12, 1978
Verna Cash, Grangeville

Verna M. Cash, 76, Grangeville, a former dairy owner, cook, schoolteacher and office worker, died at her home Thursday following a long illness.
She was born November 13, 1901, at Hunter, Wash., to Henry and Talitha Lamb. The family moved to Stites a year later and she attended schools there. She attended Lewiston State Normal School, graduating in 1919. She taught school at Graves Creek near Cottonwood for a year after she graduated.
She later moved to Grangeville where, in the 1940's, she worked for the Alexander & Friedenrich department store, the federal Office of Price Administration and Black Auto Parts.
She and her husband owned a dairy at Grangeville from 1948 to 1955. After 1955 she cooked in hunting camps for several years.
She married Joe Roberts Feb. 5, 1921. They divorced in 1944. She married Manford Cash at Grangeville Oct. 22, 1946.
She was a member of the Grangeville Rebekah Lodge for 50 years.
She is survived by her husband at the family home; a daughter, Lita Harris of Grangeville; three stepdaughters, Marcia Sather of Spokane, Mardell Meuller of Grand Coulee, Wash., and Linda Anderson of Delta Junction, Alaska; a brother, Charles Lamb of Kamiah; two sisters, Doris Elwell of Bremerton, Wash., and Clara Ruark of Grangeville, four grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
Services are scheduled for Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Noland Funeral Home at Grangeville, with the Rev. Charles Martin of the Grangeville Baptist Church officiating. Graveside services by the Rebekah Lodge will follow at Prairie View Cemetery.

Submitted by Chris Cornett



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