Information for Ruby H. Underwood Smith Becker
1 July, 1908 – 24 November, 1991
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Services for Ruby
H. Becker, 75, of 112 Elder St., Nampa, who died Monday, April
2, at a Nampa hospital, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday,
at Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa.
The Rev. Vernon L. Wilcox of the Nampa First Church of the
Nazarene will officiate. Interment will follow at Hillcrest
Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
She was born July l, 1908, at Spanish Fork, Utah, to
Edward and Bertha Roberts Underwood. She was reared and
educated there and worked for her father on his sheep ranch.
She married Raymond Earl Smith in 1923 and they made their
home in Salt Lake City where he worked for the Union Pacific
Railroad until they transferred to Nampa in 1939. Mr. Smith
died Jan. 31, 1970. She had worked as a cook for both the
Kleiner and Trimble families in Nampa.
She married Francis "Frank” Becker Nov. 17, 1977, at
Pocatello, and they made their home in Nampa.
She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene. She
is survived by her husband of Nampa; three sons, Raymond Earl
Smith Jr., Fred L. Smith, and Keith Smith, all of Salt Lake
City, Utah; three daughters, Dianne Holbrook, Arvada, Colo.,
Genny Neff, Pocatello, and Shirley Eldredge, Salt Lake City: a
half-sister, Gertrude, in Canada; 12 grandchildren; five
great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and eight
brothers and sisters.
Memorials may be made to the First Church of the Nazarene,
Nampa, or flowers may be sent.
Friends may call at Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa from
noon until 9 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday until time of
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