Ellen Coots, 65, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, in a local nursing home. |
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, at the Nalley-Pickle and Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park Big Spring.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, at the funeral home.
Ellen was born Nov. 4, 1950, in Big Spring, and married James "Andy" Coots Jan. 10, 1969. He preceded her in death May 22, 2014.
Ellen and Andy owned and operated A&E Dry Cleaners in Big Spring. In her younger days, she was a nurse's aide at Cowper's Hospital.
She is survived by her daughter, Becki Holt and husband Mike of Stanton; her son, James Shannon Coots and wife Tina of Big Spring; two grandsons, Chase and Cody Holt of Stanton; her Dad, Glen Hughes and his wife Sadie of Big Spring; two brothers, Johnny Rutherford and wife Debbie of Austin, and Robert Hughes and wife Audra of Frisco; one sister, Debbie Gregory and husband Stanley of Big Spring; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her father, Robert Rutherford; mother, Edna Hughes; and an aunt, Mary Acri.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle and Welch Funeral Home and Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences may be made at www.npwelch.com
Published in Big Spring Herald on Oct. 27, 2016