Mable Nealey, 86

Wednesday, June 29, 2005

Mable B. Nealey, 86, of Mountain Home, died Saturday, June 25, 2005, in a Mountain Home assisted living facility.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., today, Wednesday, June 29, at Mountain View Cemetery in Mountain Home. Arrangements are under the direction of Rost Funeral Home.

Mable was born on Sept. 9, 1918, in Hot Springs, Ark., to Charles and Vassie Jones. She was schooled in Caddo, Okla.

She moved to San Diego, Calif., where she met and married Frank Nealey on Feb. 11, 1941, in San Diego. While in San Diego Mable was in charge of all blue prints at Convair Aeronautics.

In 1962 the family moved to Mountain Home, where Frank started working for Anderson Ranch Dam as a power house operator and later became superintendent at the dam.

Mable and Frank loved hunting in the primitive area of the Idaho Mountains. She also loved fishing, cooking, gardening, sewing, and spending time with her family and grandchildren and her many friends, her family said.

She is survived by: her husband of 64 years, Frank Nealey of Mountain Home; daughters Jerry Dimolios of San Diego, Calif., and Barbara Winn and her husband, Rex, of Meridian; sister, Wilamae, of Tulsa, Okla.; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother and four sisters.