Delora A. Gable, 89, of Peru, Indiana, passed away at 8:43 A.M. Friday, July 20, 2012 at Dukes Memorial Hospital, Peru, IN. She was born in Marion, IN on March 29, 1923 the daughter of Marion and Irene Boxell Vickery. Delora married Richard A. Gable in Peru on March 23, 1946 and he preceded her in death on January 18, 2010.
She was a graduate of Peru High School and Marion Business College. She owned and operated Vickery Tape & Label Company in Peru until her retirement in 2003.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Peru and an avid Indiana Pacer and I U basketball fan. Delora enjoyed summers at Lake Manitou with her families and particularly delighted in spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by a son Mike Gable and his wife Kathy of Peru; a daughter Dixie Eckelbarger and her husband Phillip of Peru; grandchildren Erin Gable, Emily Gable, Adam Gable, Debra Brown and Stacey Sarver and her husband Chris; great-grandchildren Andrew Brown, Megan Brown, Courtney Sarver and Blake Sarver and a brother James Vickery and his wife Pat of Peru.
A service celebrating the life of Delora A. Gable will be held at 10:30 AM, Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home, 84 West Main Street, Peru with Pastor Kenny Cole officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Peru. Family and friends will gather from 4:00-7:00 PM, Tuesday at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made through the funeral home to the Miami County Helping Hands.