Cliffa Jean Slate

Cliffa Jean Slate, 87, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, in a local hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with Terry McDaniel officiating.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.She was born Dec. 25, 1925, in Sweetwater, Texas and married Walter L. Slate May 5, 1945, in Big Spring, Texas.She was a Christian.Survivors include her husband, Walter L. Slate of Big Spring; a daughter, Kay McDaniel and husband, Terry, of Big Spring; a son, Mark Slate and wife, Deborah, of Big Spring; a sister, T. J. Grantham, of Big Spring; four grandchildren; and a niece and nephew.The family suggests memorials be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: