Services for Ruth M. Quinly, 79, of
Nampa, who died Tuesday, April 29, at the Nampa hospital will
be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday, at the Alsip Funeral Chapel,
Nampa. The Rev. William G. Arthur, pastor of the Nampa
First Congregational Church will officiate. Burial will
follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Quinly was born on April 13, 1907, at Liberal, Mo., to
Adrian W. and Agnes L. Washburn Baker. She was reared and
educated in Missouri. After graduating from high school she
attended Oklahoma State University. She later graduated
from the College of Idaho with a B.A. and an M.A. degree.
She married Joe C. Quinly on Nov. 23, 1927, at Picher, Okla.
They lived in Picher for 14 years and in 1941 moved to Weiser.
They came to Nampa in 1943 where they
had since made their home. She taught in the Nampa
school system for 15 years. She later taught at Mountain
View Elementary School in Boise. She retired in 1972.
Mrs. Quinly was a member of the Nampa
First Congregational Church. She had been a member of
the Nampa Chapter No. 30, Order of the Eastern Star, the Delta
Kappa Gamma, the P.E.O., and the National Education
She is survived by her
husband of Nampa; one son, Joe Robert Quinly of Bruneau; three
sisters, Mrs. Lilian Hinkel of Fort Collins, Colo. Mrs.
Dorothy Ashbaugh of Houston, Texas, and Mrs. Gertrude Hall of
Boise; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Sara,
in 1977, four brothers and four sisters.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Nampa First
Congregational Church, 1007 Central Midland Blvd., or flowers
may be sent.
Friends may call at Alsip
Funeral Chapel today until 9 p.m., Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9
p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.