Long time Bovill resident Rebecca Nell Kellom, Becky to family and friends passed away December 15, 2019 from complications of a stroke. Her three daughters were by her side at the Schneidmiller House in Coeur D’ Alene Idaho.
Becky was born on December 11, 1936 in Harve Arkansas to Alfred and Susan Brady. She graduated from Greebrier High School in 1955 and from Kinman Business College that same year. Her family then moved to Idaho where she met the love of her life Dallace Kellom. They were married April 26th, 1956 in Coeur D’ Alene Idaho.
She served as Mayor of Bovill for 8 years. While in office she wrote many grants, one resulting in the Bovill RV Park. She served on many Boards including the Clearwater Economic Development Association, Good Samaritan Village and the Latah Historical Society. She was also a member of the Bovill Improvement Group and the Fireman’s Auxiliary in Bovill.
Rebecca is preceded in Death by her husband Dallace, her parents Alfred and Susan Brady and her sister Mary Jane Millikan. She is survived by her daughters, Dallisa (Doug) Eggers, Dalaina (Mike) Irvin and Denise (Richard) Ayers. Five grandchildren, Kamber and Kody Eggers, Maria Smith, Kelsey and Alex Irvin. Three great grandchildren, Zane and Zanna Quarles and Mayzie Eggers. Brothers Jack (Leah Ann) Brady and Joe Brady. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews and many friends.
Rebecca’s body has been cremated and funeral services will be held at the Bovill Presbyterian Church in Bovill on January 18th, 2020 at 1:00 pm.
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