In loving memory of our beloved Mother, Beth LaRue Jones Nickell, who passed away on Thursday morning October 6, 2011. Beth lived a beautiful life as she was born on May 17, 1924 to Benjamin and Indria Jones of Victor, Idaho. She was the youngest of seven children and shared fond memories of living on the ranch. Beth married Buster Kent Nickell on February 12, 1944 and shared just over 59 incredible years of marriage. With that blessing came five children, twenty grandchildren, and thirty-three great grandchildren. Her love for life and devotion to family came from a strong belief in our Heavenly Father that was an inspiration to all who knew her. Beth will be remembered for her kind nurturing manner that will be truly missed. We will always remember her cheerful, impish, positive attitude; and the exceptional way she made everyone feel loved. She is survived by a sister, Marjorie Aurelia Johnson of Sandy, Utah and Brother-in-law John Paljanic of Lander, Wyoming; her children Katherine Jean Ballard, Sandra Lou O'Dell, Debra Ann Smith, Rex Kent Nickell and Kim Earl Nickell, their spouses, Children and Grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to commemorate the beautiful life she lived. The memorial will be held at the City View Funeral Home, 390 Hoyt St S., Salem OR on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 1: 00pm. Beth will be laid to rest at the Cemetery in Victor, Idaho on Saturday, October 15, 2011 following a viewing at 12:00 noon and memorial service at 1:00 in the Valley Memorial Funeral Home in Driggs, Idaho .