Ruby Rosa Farley, 77, of Dubois, Idaho, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.
Ruby was born Oct. 31, 1935, at Jackson, Wyo., a daughter to Howard Eaton Henrie and Ruby Grace Neidt Henrie. She attended Jackson, Wyo. schools, graduating from Jackson Wilson High School in 1954. She then attended Ricks College and continued her education with correspondence classes.
She married James Harold Farley on May 13, 1961, in Jackson. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple on June 6, 1962.
She taught school in Salmon, Idaho, from 1960 to 1961, in Kilgore, Idaho, first, second and third grades from 1961 to 1962, and was a substitute teacher for 30 years.
She was an active member of the LDS Church, serving as a Primary teacher for about 30 years and Sunday school teacher and a visiting teacher for over 40 years. She also served as secretary for the Primary, Mutual and Relief Society and home taught with her husband for 40 years. She enjoyed reading, quilting, puzzles, Sudoku, genealogy and playing games with family.
She is survived by her husband, James Harold Farley of Dubois; three daughters, Alcy Blanche (Rick Vadnais) Farley of Hamer, Lela Rosa (Ken) Marino of Jackson and Ellen (Tim) Mullikin of Big Piney, Wyo.; two sons, John Pittman Farley of Bloomington, Calif., and James Henrie Farley of Ketchum, Idaho; two sisters, Marty Barrus of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Cleona Sutton of Brainerd, Minn.; one brother, Joe (Sharon) Henrie of Jackson; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, in the Beaver Creek Ward LDS Chapel in Dubois. The family will visit with friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Eckersell Memorial Chapel in Rigby and from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Friday at the church. Burial will be in Dubois Cemetery under the direction of Eckersell Memorial Chapel in Rigby.
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