Memorial services for Alene Talbot, 81, of Roswell, will be 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 29, 1012, at Country Club Road Church of Christ with the Rev. Doug Austin officiating. Irene died Dec. 26, 2012, at her daughter’s home in Hobbs.
She was born Nov. 24, 1931, in Balmorhea, Texas, to Leonard Albert and Myra Lona O’Rear. She married Fred H. Talbot Jr., Dec. 15, 1947, in Reeves County, Texas.
Cremation will take place.
Alene was involved in many ladies clubs. She enjoyed playing cards, sewing, quilting and visiting with her friends at the Senior Citizens Center. She made many lap quilts for her church to distribute to people who were ill. She was an active member of Country Club Road Church of Christ.
Alene’s greatest joy in life was her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Surviving Alene ares her son Michael Talbot and wife Kathy, of North Richland Hills, Texas; two daughters, Phyllis Gaddy and husband Benny, of Hobbs, and Janice Tucker and husband Jimmy, of Midland, Texas; brother Albert O’Rear and wife Karen, of Albuquerque; four sisters, Mildred Holzhauer, of California, Nellie Momany and husband Dick, of San Antonio, Texas, Joyce Neuhold, of Lamar, Colo., and Lona Mae Murphy and husband Jim of Keller, Texas; seven grandchildren, Paul Talbot, Jeremy Gaddy, Barbara Cross, Jessica Tucker, Kristie Talbot, Kendra Mayfield and Ryan Talbot; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Danny Talbot; and three brothers.
Memorial contributions may be made to the New Mexico Christian Children’s Home, 1356 NM 236, Portales, NM 88130-9411.