Darlene Ake, 52, of Andrews passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Andrews.
Family and friends will gather to celebrate her life at 2:00 PM Monday, July 16, 2018 at McNett Funeral Home Chapel in Andrews with Leslie Boone and Kenneth Connelly, officiating. Interment will follow in the Andrews North Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 PM on Sunday at the funeral home. Please celebrate her life by visiting www.mcnettfuneralhome.com.
Darlene was born on May 16, 1966 in Haleyville, Alabama to Morris Eugene Sullens and Wilma Sue Warren. She was raised in Haleyville, Alabama and Andrews, Texas, where she attended school. Growing up, she enjoyed gymnastics. She had worked for Uncle’s Convenience Stores in Andrews and Seminole. She loved to make arts and crafts, collected crosses, baking for her family, and Alabama football. She enjoyed photography and taking pictures, and she loved spending time her family and her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Darlene is survived by her 2 sons, Dewayne Brannon and wife, Lana, of Bear Creek, Alabama and Jamie Lee Bailey and wife, Christina, of Andrews, 5 siblings, Teresa Garcia, Jamie Sullens, Mary Wheeler and husband, Danny, Olen Sullens and wife, Cyndie, and Cindy Whitten, all of Andrews, and 4 grandchildren, Brileigh and Jaxon Brannon and Payton, and Lucas Bailey.