Sally G. Herron (1940 - 2016)

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Sally Grace Herron went to be with the Lord on May 12, 2016. She lived a purpose-filled life, serving the Lord every step of the way. She was born on May 5, 1940, to Margaret (Roberts) John and Isaac John Sr. Sally was raised in Ft. Yukon, Alaska, in the traditional way, along with her 11 brothers and sisters. Sally had two beautiful and talented children: Doug and Charlene. Sally was so proud of her children and all that they have accomplished, including raising her grandchildren: Katie, Spencer and Camron. Sally also was considered a "mom" to many other relatives and friends of the family. Sally spent the last several years enjoying her time with her companion, Charles. Her children were always thankful for Charles and the loving care he provided for their mom. Sally loved attending her children, grandchildren and numerous niece and nephews' sporting, music and extracurricular events. Friends and family all recalled being able to look up in the crowd at their various events and see Sally smiling with pride. Sally is preceded in death by her mother and father, Margaret (Roberts) John and Isaac John; her sisters, Charlotte Peter, Lillian Cordeiro, Lois James and Margaret Mathias; and brothers, Donald John, Jonas John, Isaac John, Alexander John, Sammy John and Wilfred John. She is survived by her long time companion, Charles Ahquin; her brother, Eddie John; children, Doug Herron and Charlene Walker; and her grandchildren, Katie Galang and Spencer and Camron Herron. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and friends who loved and will miss her dearly. A celebration of life will be held at Holy Spirit Episcopal Church in Eagle River, Alaska, on Sunday, May 22, 2016, at 1 p.m., with a reception following at her daughter Charlene's house in Anchorage at 410 Patterson Street. She will then be brought home to Fort Yukon to be buried with her parents. The service in Fort Yukon will be held at St. Stephens Episcopal Church on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at 1 p.m. A potlatch will follow.
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Legacy Funeral Home-Heritage Chapel at Angelus
440 E. Klatt Road
Anchorage, AK 99515
907-336-3338
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Published in Anchorage Daily News on May 18, 2016