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April 8, 2007 12:00 AM

In Remembrance: Adventurous woman tried to pass on life's lessons to others

If not for her mother's prayers, persistence and a 1,750-page book of home remedies, Thora Snow Hankins might not have lived past the age of four, let alone 84. But Hankins had other ideas — dreams to follow, paths to explore and young minds to shape far outside the confines of Burley. She died March 18 in Boise.

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