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
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
Submitted by Chris