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Darlene Faye (Young) McCarley

1937 ~ 2019 (age 82)


Darlene Faye McCarley, Our Loving Mother, age 82, of RIggins, Idaho, passed away on December 7, 2019 in McCall, Idaho.  She was born November 20, 1937 in Ontario, Oregon to Mildred Pauline Travis and Clarence Young. 

She continued schooling there and met our father, Uriah Dee McCarley.  They were married in Ontario, Oregon on January 21, 1955, they were married 44 years.  Darlene had a beautiful voice, she loved to sing and rock babies.  She was an amazing seamstress – she loved working with her hands, she made countless ornaments, crocheted many blankets and tablecloths.  She also loved to draw, sketch and paint.  Those who now have any of her handmade gifts will cherish them forever.

Darlene is survived by her four children – daughter and son-in-law Becky and Donnie Damon of Riggins, Idaho, daughter Sandy Ader of McCall, Idaho, sons Steve and (Corinne) McCarley of Lake Fork, Idaho and Michael and Caroline McCarley of New Meadows; 11 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, 2 sisters, Carolyn Fertig of Wheatland, Wyoming and Jean Kirsch of Texas.  She was preceded in death by her parents Mildred and Clarence Young, husband Dee McCarley, daughter Sheri and grandson Christopher. 

Darlene will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her. 

A Funeral Service to celebrate Darlene’s life will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, December 17, 2019 in the Riggins Assembly of God Church, 1015 S. Main St., Riggins, ID  83549   Burial and concluding services will immediately follow in the Riggins Cemetery.

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Arrangements in care of McCall Funeral Home, McCall, Idaho.

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Funeral Service
December 17, 2019

1:00 PM
Riggins Assembly of God Church
1015 S. Main St.
Riggins, ID 83549

December 17, 2019

2:30 PM
Riggins Cemetery
Cemetery Road
Riggins, ID 83549

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