Rosa Lea Darnell
Lea Darnell, 94, of Devine, Texas, passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2012, in Lytle. Rosa was born on April 29, 1918, to James Martin and Maggie Lola (Dunn) West.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Alvin R. Darnell; and son J. Richard Little.
Rosa is survived by son Donald Ray Darnell and wife Kandi of Devine; daughter Iona Smith and husband Ernie of Greybull, Wyo.; daughter-in-law Terry Little of Floresville; sister-in-law Lorraine Louise Toth of Boerne; grandsons Jonathan Patrick Darnell of Devine, Scott Little and wife Laura of Sugar Land, Jason Little and wife Jennifer of Sugar Land, Shaun Little and wife Sarah of San Antonio, Jeremy Smith and wife Kami of Wyoming, and Aaron Smith of Montana; great-grandchildren Molly, Maddy, Katie, and Abbie Little of Sugar Land, Alex, McKenna, Aiden, and Kobbe of Dayton, Wyo., and Alex, Jacob, and Nathan Little of San Antonio.
Visitation was Monday, July 23, from 2-9 p.m. in the Hurley Funeral Home in Devine.
A funeral service was held Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.
Interment followed in the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.
Honorary pallbearers were Jonathan Patrick Darnell, Scott Little, Jason Little, Shaun Little, Jeremy Smith, Aaron Smith, Jim Sorrett, and Tim Lynch.
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