Maryann Gildersleeve Herron, 73, was born in New York to parents Ernest and Mary Gildersleeve. She grew up and attended school in Culp Creek, Oregon and Cottage Grove, Oregon. She married Lamar Herron in Cottage Grove Oregon in June 28, 1986. She worked as a Food Service Supervisor for South Lane School District and Bethel School District. She enjoyed fishing, hunting, sewing and cooking.
Maryann is survived by her husband Lamar Herron; daughters Shelly Patton Jonas of Eugene and Zoe Jane Herron of Cottage Grove; Step-daughters Debbie Blackmore of Eugene, Or and Pam Luettich of Rock Springs, Wy.; Step-Son Richard Herron; Sisters Barbara Andrews of Lake Oswego, Or. and Cathy DeGarlais of Cottage Grove, Or.; 12 Grandchildren and 12 Great-Grandchildren. Maryann is preceded in death by her sister Arlene Ann Haynes and son Darren Patton.
A memorial is planned for a later date.