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Information for Rachel Ellen Selby Myers
3 June, 1904 - 6 January, 1983
The Idaho Press-Tribune
January, 1983

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Rachel Myers
Services for Rachel E. Myers, 78, of Caldwell, Route 6. who died Thursday, Jan. 6 at a Caldwell hospital, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Greenleaf Friends Church by the Rev. Paul Goins of the Greenleaf Friends Church, the Rev. Ramero Reyes of the Spanish Iglesia Evangela Church, Wilder and the Rev. Arthold Latham of Greenleaf.  Interment will follow at the Greenleaf Cemetery under the direction of the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    She was born June 3, 1904 at Elsie, Neb. and moved with her family at the age of six to Melba where they homesteaded.  She attended schools in Melba and finished her junior and senior years of high school at Greenleaf Friends Academy, graduating in 1923.  She married Arthur R. Myers in Greenleaf on Jan. 5, 1924 and they have farmed near Greenleaf for the past 58 years.
    She was a member of the Greenleaf Friends Church, the Womens' Missionary Union, was involved with mission work, and working with migrant farm workers and their families in Marsing, Homedale, Wilder and Greenleaf areas.  She was the hostess of the Good News Club for many years, a member of the Greenleaf Riding Club, and active in various other church functions over the past years including the Bible Memory Organization.
    She is survived by her husband, Arthur of Caldwell, a son, the Rev. Leroy V. Myers of Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada; three daughters, Edith Pinto of Spokane, Wa., Dorothy Teter of Baker. Ore. and Rosa Zavala of El Centro, Calif. a brother, James Selby, of Greenleaf, a sister, Bertha M. Smith of Caldwell; 18 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and three sisters.
    Friends may call at the Flahiff Chapel, Caldwell, Monday from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.



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