Lois Richey, 79

Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Lois E. Richey, 79, of Mountain Home, died Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007, at a care center in Caldwell.

A memorial service will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 25, at Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel. Arrangements are under the direction of Rost Funeral Home.

Lois was born Dec. 7, 1927, in Colville, Wash., the daughter of Earl and Valley Mae Davis.

On Jan.14, 1943, she married Miles Joseph Rickey by eloping to Montana.

Lois enjoyed gardening, cooking and being in the outdoors, going for hikes in the mountains. She also enjoyed her grandchildren and visiting with her many friends.

She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.

Lois is survived by: her daughters, Mary Mosley and Joan Bicknell both of Mountain Home, and her daughter, Charlotte Ellis and her husband, John Ellis, of Sand Hollow; her brothers, Kearby Davis of Washington and Dale of Idaho; sisters Helen Nelson and Pat Hall, both of Idaho, 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, both her parents, one daughter, three brothers, one granddaughter and one grandson.