Jana Carter-Hector, 57, of Big Spring, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 21, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Tom Koger, officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
Jana was born April 12, 1957, in Big Spring to Jerry "Spot" Cockrell and Daury Garrison Cockrell. She graduated from Forsan High School in 1975. She married the Terry "Fuzzy" Carter Feb. 12, 1977. He preceded her in death on May 17, 2000. She then married Stephen Hector May 2, 2002.
She was a bookkeeper.
She is survived by her husband, Stephen Hector of Big Spring; mother, Daury Booth of Big Spring; sister, Debbie Ellis of Big Spring; brother, Donnie Cockrell of Alvord; several nieces and nephews; mother-in-law, Willie Hart of Haskell; sister-in-law, Debbie Gressett of Haskell; sister-in-law, Carla Shaw of Big Spring; brother-in-law, Jim Bob Carter of Rochester; step-son, Stetson Hector of Midland; and step-daughter, Shasta Hector of Midland.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Christie Carter; her father, Jerry "Spot" Cockrell; and two sisters-in-law, Monika Cockrell and Donna Franklin.
The family suggest memorials be made to the Howard County Humane Society, PO Box 823, Big Spring, Texas 79720; St. Jude Children's Hosptial, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or the Howard/Glasscock Counties Relay for Life, 2304 W. Wadley, Midland, Texas 79705.
Arrangements under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences may be made at: www.npwelch.com