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Gayla Anne Tope

January 1, 1956 March 18, 2018
Gayla Anne Tope
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Obituary for Gayla Anne Tope

Gayla A. Tope, 62, passed away 12:39 a.m. Sunday, March 18, 2018 at the Herrin Hospital in Herrin.

Gayla formerly worked as the Head Teller at Herrin Security Bank and had formerly worked for First Federal in Herrin.

Gayla was born January 1, 1956 in Herrin, IL to Ronald Dale and Anne Laura (Pecoraro) Otey.

She was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Herrin.

Gayla was united in marriage with David L. Tope on November 1, 1975 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Herrin.

Surviving are her husband, David L. Tope of Herrin; two daughters, Melissa Tope and Larry Lueth of Herrin, Emily and Ryan Shirley of Las Vegas, NV; grandson, Leo Williams and her beloved canine companions, Lynyrd and Sparky.

She was preceded in death by her parents and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Services will be 1:00 p.m., Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home in Herrin with Fr. Ken Schaefer officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the OLMC New School Fund; envelopes will be available at the funeral home.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

22

Mar

11:00 AM 3/22/2018 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 3/22/2018 1:00:00 PM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home
2704 South Park Avenue Herrin 62948 IL
United States

Funeral Services

Thursday

22

Mar

1:00 PM 3/22/2018 1:00:00 PM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home
2704 South Park Avenue Herrin 62948 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

San Carlo Cemetery Final Resting Place

c/o OLMC
316 West Monroe
Herrin, IL 62948

c/o OLMC Herrin 62948 IL
United States
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