Nancy Arlene Reed

Nancy Arlene Reed, 61, of Stanton, formerly of Big Spring died Friday, April 6, 2012, at Hospice of Midland Inpatient Unit. Private family services will be held at a later date.She was born July 10, 1950, in Hamlin, Texas, to Lou Dan (Branscum) Reed and Sam Houston Reed. She grew up in Big Spring. She had been a resident of Big Spring for more than 50 years. She worked for many years at Malone-Hogan Hospital and retired in 1989 from the Big Spring State Hospital after 17 years of service. She was a member of God’s Rainbow Promises in Midland, Texas.She is survived by her life partner, Sylvia Booth of Stanton; step-children, David Booth of Alpine, Dolores Long of Stanton and Donald Booth of Temple; one brother, Sammy Reed and wife Susan and their children Scott and Robert, all of Midland; one sister, Sandy Halfmann and husband Gene and daughter Amy Claxton, all of Tulsa, Okla.; ten grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and five great-nieces.She was preceded in death by her parents.In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Hospice of Midland, P.O. Box 2621, Midland, TX 79702.Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at