Memorial services for Valerie Herod, 46, of Gause were held Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at Milam County Cowboy Church in Rockdale.
Mrs. Herod died Wednesday, Oct. 16, at her home in Gause after a sudden illness.
She was born Sept. 15, 1967, in Kingsville to Judy Alford and Robert Braun.
She graduated from Academy High School in Academy in 1985.
Mrs. Herod moved to Gause in 2005.
She married Michael Herod in Milano on May 21, 2005.
She was active with her husband’s musical events.
Mrs. Herod was preceded in death by her grandparents.
Survivors are her husband, Michael Herod of Gause; a daughter, Lacey Herod of Gause; her mother, Judy Alford Woods and husband Leon of Gause; her father, Robert Braun and wife Debra of Gause; two sisters, Christie Cockrell and husband Tracy of Gatesville, Brandy Reagan and husband Ray of Gause; and father and mother-in-law, Milton and Kay Herod of Palestine; also, numerous nieces and nephews.