Patricia A. Bales Herring

Patricia A. Bales Herring, 79, of Liberty Center, IN, and having ties to Warren, IN, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at 9:40 p.m. at her daughter’s residence in Bluffton, IN.  

Mrs. Herring was a graduate of Warren High School. She retired from the Southern Wells Schools where she was a cook and custodian. She was a member of the Circle W Riders Horse Club and UYB Homemakers Club. She also received a hall of fame award in horse and pony from the Bluffton Street Fair.

She was born Tuesday, July 12, 1938, in Huntington County to Jonathan and Edna Taylor Butler. She married James P. Herring, who preceded her in death.

Survivors include a son, Gary D. Herring, of Liberty Center; a daughter, Cindy Zook, of Bluffton; a brother, Jim (Marlise) Butler, of  Libby, MT; three sisters, Bonnie (Ronald) Burns, of Poneto, Sue (Steven) Brandt, of Bangor, ME and Carolyn Butler, of Tallahassee, FL; two stepgrandchildren and one stepgreat-grandson.

Calling is Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., with a funeral service following at 7 p.m., at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home, 109 W. Windsor St., Montpelier. Rev. Dewey Zent will officiate.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Circle W Riders or to the family.