Gail Boyes, 41, of Clear Lake went to be with Jesus on Monday, October 17, 2011. She was preceded in death by her father, James Clinton Rogers; her maternal grandparents, Lyons and Dorothy Gilcrease; and her paternal grandparents John Lewis and Ruby Stark Rogers.
Gail is survived by her husband Bob Boyes, children Lauren and Adam Boyes, mother Pat Gilcrease Rogers, father and mother-in-law Ted and Janelle Boyes, her sister, Tina and husband Butch Sutton and nieces, brother and sister in law Tim and Stacey Boyes and and many loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Gail will be remembered for her sparkling eyes, infectious laugh and dedication to her faith, family, friends and profession. She embraced learning at every level and was a graduate of Clear Lake High School and earned two masters degrees from University of Houston - Clear Lake.
Gail was a dedicated teacher in Pasadena ISD, having served in a number of capacities, such as counselor, resource teacher, dyslexia/reading specialist and assistant principal. She then moved to Clear Creek ISD as an assistant principal at Falcon Pass Elementary. In 2009 Gail fulfilled a lifelong dream of becoming an elementary school principal when she was appointed to Whitcomb Elementary. Throughout her career, Gail was known for her dedication to her students, faculty and community. In everything she did, Gail always put students first in her heart and in her work.
A member of Sagemont Church, Gail was strong in her faith and an inspiration to all she met. A committed Christian, she bravely battled breast cancer and motivated those around her to embrace and trust in their faith. Her Christian faith was evident to everyone she met throughout her life.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to MD Anderson Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Program in care of Dr. Naoto T. Ueno, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030