Obituary: Della Stallings

Della Lenora Stallings, 90, of Sweet Home died on the night of Oct. 21, 2009 at Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital.

She was born Dec. 14, 1918 in Prague, Okla. to Oliver and Tiny (Bittick) Coonrod.

Mrs. Stallings lived in Sweet Home for 43 years. Her passions included sewing, quilting and gardening. She was a very caring person and provided love to those who needed care and a family. She was full of life, even to the end.

Mrs. Stallings is survived by her children, Karl Gayler of Albany and Betty Berg of Sweet Home; sisters Jesmen Pruitt and Lorene Baldinger of Sweet Home; six grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her daughter Kathryn Gayler.