Mrs. Rita D. Vallery


Mrs. Rita D. Valley, spouse of Rev. J. Larry Vallery, passed on Tuesday, February 12, 2019.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, February 16 at First United Methodist Church, 516 Kellogg Avenue, Ames, IA.  A gathering of friends and family will be 4:00 to 6:00 pm on Friday, February 15 at Grandon Funeral and Cremation Care, 414 Lincoln Way, Ames.
Rev. Vallery served in Nebraska and Iowa.  In Iowa he served at Merrill, Adaville-First; Mason City, First (Assoc.); Britt; Greenfield and Charles City.
Survivors include Rev. Vallery of Ames, IA and children: Diane Hawbaker of Dallas Center, IA; Deborah Thomas of Manly, IA; David of Hampton, IA and Denise Sterling of Lee’s Summit, MO.  Grandon Funeral and Cremation Care’s website is
Memorials may be directed to First United Methodist Church of Ames or Iowa Conference Iowa United Methodist Women.

Bishop Haller and the Cabinet – February 14, 2019