Merrita Chambers, 59, of Big Spring, died Sunday, September 23, 2012, at the Baptist Hospice House in San Angelo. Memorial services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, September 27, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home Chapel in Midland, with Rev. Bob Porterfield, officiating. She was born December 28, 1952, in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, and married Charles Leon Chambers in 1975 in Austin, Texas. He preceded her in death, November 5, 1987. Merrita, whose name means merriment, moved with her family to West Texas during the 1960's. She loved her sons and making people laugh. She enjoyed making jewelry. Survivors include two sons, Eric Chambers and partner, Adrian Davila of Big Spring, and Corey Chambers and wife, Christina of Austin; her mother, Matlida Jones of Midland; three sisters, Renee Furr of Arkansas, Frances Yandell and Mickey Stafford, both of Midland; and two brothers, Randy Jones and Edward Jones, both of Midland. She was also preceded in death by her father, Lester Jones and one brother, Gaylon Jones. Arrangements under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com.
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Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram on September 25, 2012