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Dorothy Rae Derr-Jones

March 6, 2014

Dorothy Rae Derr-Jones, 84, of Big Spring passed away Monday, March 3, 2014, at her residence. She was born to Ray Boone and Doris Wright Pennington March 20, 1929, in Pearsall, Texas.

Her education included Abilene Christian High School and Texas Tech University.

Dorothy moved to Big Spring in 1976, where she continued her career in real estate. She was an active member of the Howard County historical commission and the Permian Basin historical society where she was a program participant sharing stories of her family's "Road Show".

She was preceeded in death by her parents; a son, Billy Rae Derr; a daughter, Diana Derr; and her husband, Ed Jones.

Dorothy was a very loving, caring person and will be missed by a host of friends.

A private service will be held at Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.npwelch.com

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