Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Miles Lindsay Reay

Miles Lindsay Reay, age 95 of Carey, Idaho, passed away Dec. 11, 2008, at Shoshone Rehab & Living Center in Shoshone, Idaho.

Miles was born July 13, 1913, in Meadow, Utah, the son of Miles Ismay Reay and Mary Ellen Lindsay.

He lived most of his younger life in the Mackey, Idaho, area. In March 1934, he married Cleo Madge Ivie. They continued to live around Mackay until 1942, when they moved to a farm in Carey.

Miles was preceded in death by his parents; two infant brothers, Alexander and William Henry Reay; a brother, David Ephraim Reay; sisters Carma Eva Kinman and Mary Catherin Cottrell; and his wife of 72 years, Cleo Madge Reay.

Surviving is his only child, Shirl Miles (Delorea) Reay of Carey; sister-in-law, Mary (David) Reay of Horseshoe Bend, Idaho; sister Margaret of Mackay, brothers Ellis Reay of Mackay, Curtis Reay of Arco and George (Cathi) Reay of Pocatello; grandson Rick (Vicky) Reay of Carey; and grandaughters Wendy (Aaron) Andrews and Laura (Lynn) Dickerson of Carey, Cherie (Philip) Wallace of Jonesborough, Tenn., Ann (Shawn) Davidson of Inkom, Idaho, Debra (Alan) Davis of Gig Harbor, Wash., and Alena (Richard) Pettit of Rexburg, Idaho; 30 great-grandchildren and 19 great- great-grandchildren. Miles was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Memorial services will be at Carey LDS Chapel in Carey with Bishop Kjel S. Neilsons conducting. Interment will follow in the Carey Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the care of Wood River Chapel of Hailey. Condolences may be left at

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