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 Barbara Elaine <I>White</I> Halley

Barbara Elaine White Halley

Death 5 Apr 2012 (aged 71)
Burial Sherwood, Irion County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 88226352 · View Source
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Elaine Halley, 71, of Big Lake, Texas, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, April 5, 2012. Family visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, April 8, at Johnson's Funeral Home. Graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, April 9, in Sherwood Cemetery with Rev. Buddy Helms of Bethel Baptist Church of Big Lake officiating.

Elaine was born on July 7, 1940, in San Angelo, and raised in Mertzon. She married David Halley July 6, 1984. Elaine was a talented piano player and could play best just by ear. She loved needlepoint and tracing her genealogy. Her passion in her later life was the restoration of the old Sherwood Courthouse. Family and friends were very important to Elaine. She provided for her five children and instilled her moral values and independence in each of us. She was a loving mom and grandmother and we will cherish our memories with her and will always remember the times spent gathered around her at the piano.

Elaine was preceded in death by her parents, L.D. White and Virginia Kiser; husband Buddy Halley; one grandson, Justin Cox; and her grandparents, who raised her, Ray and Amma Ivey. Survivors include her brother, Charles White and wife Brenda of Dove Creek; sister Rhonda Nichols and husband Roger of San Angelo; sister Sherry Dickenson and husband Richard of Eldorado; brother James Woodall; and an uncle, Ray Ivey and wife Teena of Mertzon. She is also survived by five children, daughters Deborah Hill and husband Tommy of Big Lake, Vicki Balzer and husband Chip of Midland, Lavonne Richardson and husband Jon of Okpo, South Korea, and Michelle Lawler of Barnhart; son Wesley Wester of Beaumont; stepdaughter Debbie Bounds of Midland; step-son Dewayne Halley of Tampa, Fla.; seven granddaughters; five grandsons; and 12 great-grandchildren. Elaine also leaves behind her seven loving dogs. Pallbearers will be Chad Cunningham, TJ Hill, Roger Henson, Tyler Cox, Birch Richardson and Shelby Chappell.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Sherwood Courthouse Restoration Fund, PO Box 768, Mertzon, TX 76941. Family and friends may sign the online register book at

Published in GoSanAngelo from April 8 to April 9, 2012




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