Zelda Little Killough, age 95, of Brownwood passed away Monday, July 22, 2013, at Brownwood Regional Medical Center.
Services for Zelda will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Blaylock Funeral Chapel, with David Hudson officiating. Visitation will follow after the service. A private interment will be held at a later date.
Zelda was born on May 23, 1918, to James and Essie Whitaker, in San Antonio. She graduated from Devine High School. Zelda was married to Sherrille Littleton on July 21, 1937, in Devine, Texas. Zelda was always involved in her local church and community. After moving to Brownwood in 1965, she worked at Howard Payne University in the boy’s dormitory as a dorm mother, touching many young people’s lives and making lasting friendships. Later she worked at Davis Floral.
She is survived by her son, Richard Littleton and wife Cecilia of San Angelo, Texas; daughters, Carol Ann V’Soske and husband Paul of Grand Rapids, Mich., Patsy Mitchell and husband Lynn of Blanket, Texas; grandchildren, Patricia Daniels and husband Ken, Rachelle Even and husband Paul, Amanda Mitchell, and Michael Mitchell and wife Melissa; five great-grandchildren; and sister, Billie Alford of Arkansas.
She was preceded by husband, Sherrille B Littleton; parents, James and Essie Whitaker; and brothers, Walter L. Whitaker and James A. Whitaker.
Online condolences for the family can be left at www.blaylockfuneralhome.com. The family request that memorials be made to the Cherokee Children’s Home. Arrangements are under the direction of Blaylock Funeral Home.