Gayle June (DeFord) Deckard, 89 JUNE 20, 1915 — MARCH 22, 2005
Gayle June (DeFord) Deckard, 89, of Bloomington, died Tuesday, March 22, 2005, at Bloomington Hospital. She was born June 20, 1915, in Monroe County, the daughter of Sherman Joseph and Leota (Edwards) DeFord. She was a foods manager and supervisor for dormitories at Indiana University retiring April 30, 1976.
Survivors include her husband of 69 years, Howard Lowell Deckard of Bloomington; three sons and daughters-in-law, Donald Lowell and Diane (Davis) Deckard, Morris and Rhea Deckard and Joseph and Betty Deckard, all of Bloomington; twelve grandchildren, twenty-three great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Allen Funeral Home with Rev. Harold Godsey officiating. Burial will be at Valhalla Memory Gardens. Friends may call today from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.