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Gail Louise Stoops Herron
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1940
Indiana, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 2010
Whitley County
Indiana, USA

Oldest child of Edward & Louise Stoops.
Sister: Elaine Renkenberger
Brothers: Edward & David Stoops
Married Donald Ray Herron 08/02/1958.
Sons: Donald Ray Herron Jr.
Anthony Edward Herron
~ 1st Wife: Rebecca Lynn Rout(Divorced)
~ Children: Kelly Danielle Herron Haber
~ Married Mathew Haber
~~ Children: Claire Lynn Haber
Brooklyn Gail Haber
Amy Nicole Herron
~Significant Other: Wesley Newsome
~~ Children: Grady Leo Newsome
Nancy Michelle Herron Gordon
~ Married Cody Gordon
~~ Children: Annabelle Gordon
Anthony Edward Herron Jr.
~ 2nd Wife: Lea Ann Ramsay
Nicholas David Herron
~ Married Lisa Ann Wegman
~~ Children: Kaleb Isaiah Herron
Emily Suzanne Herron
Worked at Sears Department Store Glenbrook Mall ~ Fort Wayne, IN
Loved Sports, "Bobby Knight" IU Basketball, Bowling, Bus Trips, Books, History, Nature, Outhouses, Snowmen, Make and Decorate Beautiful Cakes, Watching her Grandchildren in Sports and Showchoir. Whitley County 4-H Leader of Mentally Challenged members.
Diagnosed with Gallbladder Cancer 05/2009, fought hard for a little over a year.

Gail L. Herron, 70 of Churubusco died Monday, July 26, 2010 at home.

She was born January 1, 1940 in Allen county the daughter of Edward and Louise Stoops. She was a 1958 graduate of Huntertown High School. On August 2, 1958 she was married to Donald R. Herron at the Churubusco United Methodist Church.

Gail was a 4-H leader for the handicapped, a member of the Morning Glories Bowling League and a honorary member of Beta Sigma Phi. She was employed at Sears Glenbrook for over 30 years.

She is survived by her husband Donald R. Herron; children, Donald R. Herron, Jr., Anthony E. (Lea Ann) Herron both of Churubusco and Nicholas D. (Lisa) Herron of Auburn. Her sisters are Elaine (Ron) Renkenberger of LaOtto, Alma DeVore of Wabash and Mary Helen Wheeler of Eaton, Ohio. Her brothers are Edward Stoops, Jr. of Missouri and David (Kathy) Stoops of Butler. Her grandchildren, Kelly (Mathew) Haber, Amy Herron, Nancy (Fiance Cody Gordon) Herron and Anthony Herron, Jr. all of Churubusco as well as Kaleb Herron and Emily Herron of Auburn. Also surviving is her grandchild, Claire Haber; beloved friend, Linda ( Mac) Millington; special friends, Rebecca Herron-Whitman, Sharon Meitz and her co-workers at Sears. Other relatives are her brother-in-law, James Herron and sister-in-law Sandra Speakman of Churubusco; several nieces and nephews as well as countless friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday, August 1 from 4-6 pm at the Blue Lake Community Center with a short service to follow at 6 pm.

The family requests happy memories and fun times shared in lieu of flowers and tears. Memorials may be directed to the Churubusco Youth League Girls Softball Program or the DeKalb High School Show Choir.

Sheets and Childs Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Family links: 
  Edward Vernon Stoops (1908 - 1982)
  Grace Louise Sweares Stoops (1913 - 1993)
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: Lisa Herron
Record added: Aug 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74265244
Gail Louise <i>Stoops</i> Herron
Added by: Lisa Herron
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Think of you everyday Gail, you're missed more than you could ever imagine.
- Lisa Herron
 Added: Aug. 1, 2011

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