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Obituary for Rubye H. Mackey
6 June, 1892 - 24 October, 1959
From The Caldwell News-Tribune,
dated Saturday, 24 October, 1959
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Rubye H. Mackey

     Services for Mrs. Rubye H. Mackey, 67, of Caldwell Route 6, who died Saturday morning in a local hospital after an extended illness, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Nampa First Christian Church.  The Rev. Harold N. Nye, assisted by the Rev. Obert, will officiate.  Interment will be in Hillcrest Memoral Gardens under the direction of the Flahiff Funeral Chapel.
     Mrs. Mackey was born June 6, 1892 in Nocona, Texas and attended schools there.  She was married to Edwar Mackey on June 28, 1914, in Sonoma County, Calif., and the couple lived there for 13 years.  They came to Idaho in 1930 where they located in Nampa, then moved to Colorado, returning to live in Caldwell after Mr. Mackey's retirement from the Postal Service in 1948.  They had lived here since that time.  She was a member of the Nampa First Christian Church.
     Survivors, in addition to her husband Edward Mackey of Caldwell, include one son, Howard Mackey, San Fernando, Calif.; three daughters, Mrs. Agnes Colley, Independence, Ore., Mrs. Evelyn Brown, Spokane, Wash., and Mrs. Lucille Jackson, Weiser; three sisters. Mrs. Alma Lacey, Bowmont, Calif., Mrs. Mercy O'Brian and Mrs. Lella Deemas, both of California, eight grandchildren and one great grandchild.