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 https://www.grandonfuneralandcremationcare.com/obituary.
Memorials may be directed to First United Methodist Church of Ames or Iowa Conference Iowa United Methodist Women.