Wilma I. “Willie” Farley

Friday, October 5, 2018

Wilma I. Farley “Willie” age 84 of Prairie, left this earth on October 2, 2018.

Wilma was born August 5, 1934 in Utica, Kansas, the forth of six daughters born to John and Dessie Holmes. Wilma spent her childhood in Colorado where she attended school and graduated high school.

Wilma married Jerold Patzel in 1953, and in 1955 she welcomed her son Johnny Jerome into her life. Wilma married Glen E. Farley on May 15, 1959 in Pueblo, Colorado, and they moved to Needles, California, and then to the Mojave Valley, where they raised pecans while Glen worked as a conductor for the Santa Fe Railroad. After Glen retired, the moved to Prairie, built their new home, and enjoyed life in beautiful Idaho.

Wilma was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters, her son and husband. Wilma is survived by one sister, LaVerne Powers, of Lott, Texas, special grandchildren, Tracy Hill, Heidi, Kelsey and Justin Holder, numerous other grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews. Wilma is also survived by all her dear friends in Prairie and her fur “babies”, Cricket, Dolly and Ginger.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, on October 9, 2018 at the old Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Church, 4th Ward in Mountain Home. Burial will follow at the Prairie Cemetery, in Prairie.

Donations in Wilma’s name may be made to the Prairie QRU, C/O Mary Hanson, 524 Smith Creek Rd, Prairie, Id 83647.

Arrangements are under the care of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel, in Mtn Home.