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Elizabeth Jo Sledge


1933 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Elizabeth Jo Sledge Obituary
Elizabeth Jo Sledge, 82, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016 in a local nursing home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 8, 2016 at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel, with Rev. Mark Lindsey officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park, Big Spring.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.
Jo was born July 23, 1933 in Big Spring and married Bobby Sledge Nov. 6, 1953 in Big Spring. They moved to Sweetwater a few years later. Jo worked as a secretary and office manager for an insurance agent. Her greatest job was being a mom. She enjoyed every bit of it, from PTA meetings to Girl Scouts. Jo and her husband Bobby moved back to Big Spring in 1981.
She was a faithful member of First Baptist Church of Big Spring.
Jo is survived by her husband of 62 years, Bobby Sledge of Big Spring; two daughters, Karen Nachlinger and husband, Larry of Hermleigh and Lisa Sledge of Lake Colorado City; five grandchildren, Kerry Bankhead
and husband, Brandon, Russell Wall and wife, Jacque, Kasey Nachlinger, Cindy Nachlinger and Alisha Carter; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Wanda Jones of Big Spring; three sisters-in-law, Pat Kinsey of Austin, Charlotte Reynolds and husband, Johnnie of Corsicana and Melba Jean Sledge of Midland; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Becky Sledge Wall; her parents, James "Jim"  Vida (Russell) Kinsey; one brother, James Kinsey, Jr.; and two sisters, Mollie Smith and Sarah Sweeten.
Arrangements under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Online condolences may be made at: www.npwelch.com.
Published in Sweetwater Reporter on Jan. 8, 2016
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