Entered into Rest: May 5, 2011
A native of Sacramento, Passed away on May 5th, 2011 after a brief illness in her Orangevale home, with her family at her bedside. Verlene adored her grandchildren and loved shopping most among her many interests. Which included many family activities and camping, writing poetry, creating art, doing crossword puzzles in ink no less, playing computer games and playing the organ. She is survived by her loving husband of almost 42 yrs Gary, her sons Jody Aaron and his wife Catherine and Jamie Adam and his wife Sarah. She is also survived by her sisters, Wilma Sterrett, Charlotte Owens and Janice Payne, her brothers Merritt, Cletus, Gerald, Virgil and Paul, her granddaughters Elky, Shelby, Ashley, Courtney and Gracee, her grandsons Jack, Colby, Riley, Reese and Brent and her dear longtime friends Bonnie Hart and Sheryl Macedo. She was preceded in death by her parents Burnett William and Neva Jane Harper Sterrett, her brothers Erwin and Claude (Stu) and her grandson Gabriel. Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of her Life at Bridgeway Christian Church, 3735 Placer Corporate Drive, Rocklin, CA. A reception with follow. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the Mercy Foundation, Mercy San Juan Hospice in Memory of Verlene Margaret Fogal, 3400 Data Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670.