Iris “Gayle” Stearns, 68, of Yakima died Friday at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Stearns was born in Bakersfield, Calif. She worked as a paraeducator for the Yakima School District for 35 years.

Survivors include her husband, Charles Stearns of Yakima; a son, Charles Stearns Jr. of Yakima; and two siblings, George Clark III of Pasco and Carol Ann Dees of Lancaster, Calif.

A celebration of life will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at One Life Family Worship, Yakima. Arrangements are by Brookside Funeral Home and Crematory of Yakima.