Gayla Dockery, 82, passed away December 6, 2017, at Good Samaritan Home in Valparaiso. Gayla was born the daughter of Paul and Beatrice Peters on September 30, 1935 in Valparaiso.
Gayla was a proud graduate of Mater Dei High School. She enjoyed a wide range of hobbies over the years and also enjoyed spending time with her family.
Gayla is survived by her husband of 64 years Edward “Jack” Dockery; daughters Lisa (Bob) Weakley and Mona (Dan) Winiger; grandchildren Erin (Taylor) Nellis, Lori Golini, Heather and Haley Winiger; great-grandchildren Jude and Elliott Nellis; and many family and friends. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Lynn and Judy, the staff at Heritage Hospice, and Good Samaritan Home.
Gayla was preceded in death by her parents; daughter Debbie Dockery; siblings Carol Griesbacher and Paul Peters.
Memorial Visitation will be on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. with a short service to begin at 6:30 p.m. at Graceland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the National Kidney Foundation of Indiana in Gayla’s memory.