Mattie Lee 'Bobbie' McDaniel

Mattie Lee "Bobbie" McDaniel, 98, of Garden City died Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, in a local nursing home. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, at the Garden City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011, at the funeral home.She was born Dec. 4, 1912, in Golf, Texas, and married Ronnell McDaniel on Feb. 20, 1932, in Garden City, Texas. He preceded her in death on Aug. 30, 1980.Bobbie came to Garden City as a child from Wichita Falls, Texas. She taught in Garden City schools for 11 years and was a member of the Retired Teachers Association. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church in Garden City and traveled with the DMA (Don't Mention Age) group at First Baptist Church in Midland.Survivors include one son, Roy McDaniel and wife Roylyn of Garden City; one daughter, Gail Snider and husband Max of Snyder; three grandchildren, Amanda Lee McDaniel of Carlsbad, N.M., Toby Cushing of Denver, Colo., and Tiffany McDaniel of Dallas; two step-grandchildren, Dale Chambers of Las Cruces, N.M., and Jennifer Chandler of Big Spring; and several great-grandchildren.She was also preceded in death by her parents; one son, Gary Elbert McDaniel; four brothers; and a grandson.The family suggests memorials be made to Crossroads Hospice, 421 S. Main, Big Spring, Texas 79720 or to Marcy House, 2301 Wasson Rd., Big Spring, Texas 79720.Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.comPaid obituary