Patricia A. (Butler)Bales Herring, 79, of Liberty Center, IN, passed away at 9:40 PM on Thursday, January 04, 2018 at her daughter’s residence in Bluffton, IN. She was born on Tuesday, July 12, 1938, in Huntington County, IN. She married James P. Herring whom preceded her in death. Patricia, also known as Grandma Pat, was a graduate of Warren High school. She retired from the Southern Wells Schools where she was a cook and custodian. She loved animals. Patricia enjoyed fishing, gardening, flowers, B miniature horses, campfires, swinging on her porch, and attending the Bluffton Street Fair where she had been awarded the Hall of Fame in the Horse & Pony. She was a member of the Circle W Riders Horse Club, and UYB Homemakers Club.
Loving Survivors Include her Son - Gary D. Herring, Liberty Center, IN, Daughter - Cindy Zook, Bluffton, IN, Brother - Jim (Marlise) Butler, Libby, MT, Sisters - Bonnie (Ronald) Burns, Poneto, IN, Sue (Steven) Brandt, Bangor, Maine, Carolyn Butler, Tallahassee, FL, 2 Step Grandchildren, and 1 Step Great Grandson.
She was preceded in death by her Father - Jonathan Butler, Mother - Edna (Taylor) Butler, Husband - James P. Herring, and Sister - Joan McClearmy.
Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home 109 W Windsor St Montpelier on Thursday, January 18, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 6:30 PM.
A service to celebrate her life will follow at 7:00 PM on Thursday, January 18, 2018 with the Rev. Dewey Zent officiating.
Preferred memorials: Circle W Riders or To The Family
Arrangements are being handled by Walker & Glancy Funeral Home in Montpelier.
Online condolences may be made at www.glancyfuneralhomes.com