Gladys "Elaine" McCowan Stubbs Hall, 72 of Jerome, Idaho passed away January 18, 2018 at her home. She was born May 15, 1945, the fifth of six children of Herbert Grant McCowan and Eunice "Dot" Cleveland McCowan Harrison. She grew up in Dietrich, Idaho.
In January of 1962 she married James "Ron" Stubbs in Richfield, Idaho. Elaine and Ron lived in Richfield, Glenns Ferry, Mountain Home, American Falls, where Ronald "Craig" was born, Pocatello, where Guy Lester was born, and finally settling in Jerome, Idaho in 1977. Elaine, Ron, and the boys enjoyed 20 years of camping and water skiing. Ron passed away in April of 1983.
In July of 1984, Elaine married William "Bill" Hall and added three more children to her family; Christopher "Chris" and Shannon of Las Vegas, Nevada and Karen of Westminster, California. She finally had daughters!
Elaine held many jobs during her working years. She worked for Lion's Candy and Intermountain Beverage in Pocatello. In Jerome, she worked for Paul's Market and AmeriGas, until she retired, she then kept books at Hall & Associates.
Elaine claimed she never liked to travel but she traveled, saw 25 states, Canada, and Mexico.
Elaine is survived by her husband, Bill; her children, Craig (Chris), Guy, Chris (Kelly), Shannon (Ray), and Karen (John); brothers, Herb (Ruby), and Randy (Dorene); sisters-in-law, Tak and Judy McCowan; sister, Karen Scott; and step-sister, Merlyn Pittman. She was the proud grandmother of nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren. She leaves behind a large extended family of nieces and nephews who held a special place in her heart, plus individuals from Ron's family, and a daughter-in-law, Tearsa. Elaine was preceded in death by her mother and father; brothers, Kenneth and Richard McCowan; step-sisters, Edith Peck and Patricia Capps; and nephews, Chad, Don, and Jordan McCowan.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am, Monday, January 22, 2018 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 825 E B St, Jerome, Idaho. Grave dedication will conclude at Jerome Cemetery.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Hospice Visions for their service. Memorial donations may be made in Elaine's name to the American Cancer Society.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family on Elaine's memorial webpage at www.farnsworthmortuary.com.