Syble Gallagher |

Syble Gallagher

Graveside services for Syble Audra Gallagher of North Highland will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Greenwood Memorial Garden Cemetery in Grass Valley. Pastor Andy Owens will officiate the services.

Mrs. Gallagher died Saturday, Jan. 22, in Auburn. She was 86.

She was born on April 18, 1918, in Ava, Mo., to Floyd L. and Ida Audra (Goodnight) Frye. She graduated from high school and college in Ava, Mo. She married Paul Cummins in 1938 in Newburg, Ore., and Edward W. Gallagher in 1946. She was a substitute teacher and worked for the War Department at Camp Beale Civil Service for 30 years. She enjoyed swimming, playing tennis, gardening, bingo and walking.

She is survived by her sons Ron Cummins of North Highland and Terrance Gallagher of Madera; sisters Bertie Tigard of Grass Valley and Chloe Mathews of New Mexico; brother, Doyle Frye of Grass Valley; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Gallagher; parents, Floyd and Ida Frye; sister, Lovella Armstrong; brothers, Oden, Leo and Obie Frye; and son, Don Cummins.

Memorial contributions may be made to Disaster Relief or the charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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