Mrs. Rose E. McGarvey

Spokane Daily Chronicle
Saturday., Dec. 2, 1967

Mrs. Rose McGarvey

Lewiston, Idaho - Funeral services for Mrs. Rose E. McGarvey, 91, will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Brower-Wann Chapel, with the Rev. J. Wilmer Lambert officiating and burial will be in Normal Hill Cemetery. Mrs. McGarvey died at a Lewiston nursing home where she had been a patient for about three years.

Mrs. McGarvey was born May 21, 1876, at Richmond, Iowa. She married Denver Byers at Sigourney, Iowa, Feb. 9, 1891, and they moved in 1892 to Staley, Wash., where they farmed. In 1893 they moved to Troy, Idaho. Byers died in 1908 and she married Robert McGarvey in 1909 at Troy. They moved to a Genesee farm in 1920, and moved to Lewiston in 1941. He died in 1953.

She was a member of the Nazarene Church at Troy.

Survivors include two sons, Walter McGarvey and Wayland McGarvey, both of Lewiston; three daughters, Mrs. Dora Randall and Mrs. Ava Swecker, both of Clarkston, and Mrs. Gertie Hickman, Moscow; 25 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 22 great-great-grandchildren and two sisters in Iowa.

Contributed by Natalie Huntley

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