Services for Cora Ethel
Halbert, 92, of Homedale, who died Sunday in a Homedale
nursing home, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Flahiff
Funeral Chapel, Homedale, with Mr. Burrill Egbert officiating.
Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens,
She was born Feb. 13, 1895, at Bartlette, Kan., to Thomas
and Cora Pickering Clark. She was reared and educated in
She married Wesley Clay Halbert May 26, 1917, at Oswego,
Kan. They farmed at Bartlette until 1939. T hey then moved to
the Magic Valley area, where they continued farming. In1944,
they purchased a grocery store in Twin Falls. They sold the
store and moved to Homedale in 1946. They built a grocery
story at Halbert's Corner, now Young's Corner, east of
Homedale, which they operated until they retired in 1961.
They enjoyed traveling and rock hounding.
Mr. Halbert died in September 1983.
She enjoyed all types of crafts, sewing and gardening.
She was a member of the Stateline Grange, the Homedale
Senior Citizens, the Crochet Club, Rebekah's Lodge and had
been in a quilting club in Kansas.
She is survived by three sons, Wesley Halbert of Minot,
N.D., Robert Halbert of Homedale and Norman Halbert of Lander,
Wyo.; four daughters, Ethel Preston of Long Beach, Calif.,
Nancy Egbert of Connell, Wash., Emma Perking of Burley, and
Linda Taggart of Homedale; 26 grandchildren; 41
great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by two sons, three brothers,
four sisters, a grandson and a great-grandson.
Friends may call at the Homedale Flahiff chapel Wednesday
from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. The
family will receive friends there Wednesday between 7 p.m. and