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Information for Maggie Estha Whitehead Rhodes Tooley
23 March, 1913 - 9 December, 1995
The Idaho Press-Tribune
13 December, 1995

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Estha Tooley
    Maggie Estha Tooley, 82, of Parma, went to be with Our Lord December 9, 1995, at home, of natural.  Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, December 15, 1995, at Dakan Funeral Chapel of Parma.  Burial will follow at the Roswell Cemetery.
    Estha was born March 23, 1913, in Bowie, Tesas, to Sam Paul and Leta Meyers Whitehead.  She also has a sister, Lucille of New Mexico and a brother Sam P. Whitehead Jr. of Renton, WA.
    She married Rolla Allen Rhodes, and to this union 8 children were born, 6 of which are still  living, including: Leo Gibert Rhodes, Dorthy J. Rhodes Wallace, Rolla Allen Rhodes Jr., Laurence W. Rhodes, James B. Rhodes Jr., Estha M. Rhodes Moore.
    Later on she married Richard J. Tooley and they were married for 43 years.  Estha and Richard did not have any children together.  Mr. Tooley passed away November 30, 1995.
    Estha was a hard working lady.  She worked in potato and union sheds in Apple Valley for about 16 years or more.  She also worked alongside her husband in the fields while topping onions and weeding the crops.
    She was a living and wonderful person who will be greatly missed by her family forever.
    In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter and a son.



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