Glenda “Doc” Blalock

STANTON - Glenda “Doc” Blalock, 72 of Stanton, died in the early morning hours of Sep. 23, 2016. Funeral services were Sep. 26 at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Chapel. Graveside services were Sep. 27 at Fairview Cemetery in Midland.  She was born on March 1, 1944, to Glen and Melva Rainwater in Delhi, Louisiana. She showed her musical talent early and joined the Midland Lee High School Marching Band as a drummer. She moved on with a scholarship to the University of Texas Marching Band. On April 1, 1967 she married Billy Blalock and they shared the next 40 years as ranchers while also raising a family. She was a devoted Christian, a loving wife, caring mother, and overindulgent Nana, supporting her family at every turn. She shared her talent in many ways including playing in local bands and doing charity work. She was overjoyed by the opportunity to pass on her natural talent to her grandson Wesley. She is survived by her daughter Susan and her husband Mike; son Charles and his wife Tiffany; four wonderful grandchildren Shayla, Wesley, Brandon and James; sister-in-law Maritha; nephews Bradford and David, his wife, Paula, and their daughter, Isabella. She is preceded in death by her husband Billy, her brother-in-law Bobby, and her parents. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Arrangements were under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Midland. Online condolences can be made at www.npwelch.com.
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