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Rosemarie Speaker

February 14, 2014

Rosemarie Speaker, 76, of Midland, formerly of Big Spring died Wednesday, Fe. 12, 2014, in a Midland nursing home. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

The family received friends Thursday, Feb.13, 2014, at the funeral home.

Rosemarie was born May 20, 1937, in Galesburg, Ill., and married Walter Speaker Oct. 12, 1979, in Big Spring. He preceded her in death Nov. 16, 1999.

She worked at Hall-Bennett Hospital as purchasing agent and had worked has a dental assistant and chiropractic assistant. She loved bowling and doing ceramics.

Rosemarie was a member of Birdwell Lane Baptist Church.

She is survived by three daughters, Christina McCarver and husband Chip of Midland, Kelly Overton and husband Randy and Patty Ditto and husband Joe, all of Coahoma; six grandchildren, Randy Overton and wife Autumn, Sarah Thompson, Michael McCarver, Marc Dale Ditto and wife Amber, Cody Joe Ditto and wife Brandi and Justin Scott Ditto and wife Magali; eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Judy Williamson and husband Bill of Big Spring; two brothers, Roy Sloan and wife Marie of Colorado City and Tom Sloan and wife Cee of Illinois; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy Donald and Grace Maurine Price Sloan; one brother, Dick Sloan; and one sister, Sandy Boyer.

The family suggests memorials be made to Star Hospice of Midland.

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

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