Ruby Elizabeth Corn, 76, of Middleton, died Tuesday,
September, 15, 1992, at a Nampa care center. Graveside
services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Sept. 18, 1992, at
the Middleton Cemetery. Pastor Wayne Schuler of the
First Baptist Church, Middleton, will be officiating.
Ruby was born Feb. 29, 1916, at McDonald County,
Missouri, a daughter of Charles and Katie Allen Combs.
She grew up and attended schools in Missouri until she moved
with her family to New Plymouth in the 1930s. Ruby met
Jack in 1935, they were later married at Ontario, Ore., in
1937. jack and Ruby lived in a two-room cabin on Grandpa
Corn's farm for the first years of their married life.
Jack and Ruby lived in the Nyssa area before moving to Nampa,
with the two of their three children, Donna and Mark.
John was born in Nampa, at the Mercy Hospital. Ruby had
the special gift of making people she met feel they were very
special. There was a certain warmth that came from with
her, and it was felt by all who knew her. Ruby enjoyed
life, and it was shown in all the things that she did.
We are all better people for having had the pleasure of
She was a member of the First Baptist Church in
Survivors include her husband, Jack of Middleton; two
sons and one daughter-in-law, Mark W. and Sofia Corn of
Caldwell, and John L. Corn of Emmett; one daughter and son-
in- law, Donna R. and Allen Aitken of Star; two brothers and
sisters-in-law, Arthur and Joann Combs of Nampa, and Ralph and
Mabel Combs of New Plymouth; three sisters and one
brother-in-law, Betty and Howard Voight of Salem, Ore.,
Francis McCance of New Plymouth, and Sylvia Davis of Caldwell;
six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several
nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and three
Friends may call until 9 a.m. to noon at
Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.