BIG SPRING Adele D. Fleming, 87, of Abilene, formerly of Big Spring, passed from this life Wednesday, July 24, 2013, in Abilene. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 27, 2013, in the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Elder David Machiavello officiating. Interment will follow in Trinity Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, July 26, 2013, at the funeral home. Adele was born to Doyle and Ethel Davis Nov. 14, 1925, in Martin County. She married Don Lee Fleming Feb. 2, 1944, in Ackerly. Adele started to college when her youngest child started to school. Her husband, Don, passed away the next year in 1966. She went on to receive her BA degree from Angelo State University in 1969 and master's degree in 1976. Adele taught English in Sterling City for many years and retired after teaching several years in Big Spring. She was a member of Philadelphia Primitive Baptist Church in Big Spring. In addition to her husband, Adele was preceded in death by parents; one brother, Howard Davis; one sister, Roberta Wright; and a grandson, Lee Wayne Wheeler. She is survived by one brother, Travis Davis and wife Joyce of Marlin; her children, Donna Clark and husband Steve of Comanche, Glynda Dodson and husband Jerry of Lake Coleman, Julia Wheeler and husband Ted of Cross Plains and Don Lee Fleming Jr. and wife Teri of San Angelo; grandchildren Gary and Marcy Campbell, Jennifer and Rick Fowler, Shawn and Candy Clark, Michael and Laura Dodson, Tonya Dodson, Monica Wood and Colin Wood; and great-grandchildren Emma, Anna and Nicolas Campbell, Clayton and Victoria Fowler, Lillian Clark, Trevor Dodson, Rayna Selvage and Madison Dodson. Arrangements under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at npwelch.com.
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Published in GoSanAngelo from July 26 to July 27, 2013
Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home
906 Gregg St Big Spring, TX 79720