COMANCHE Graveside service for Darlene Nelms, 73, of Spring will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, in Oakwood Cemetery in Comanche, with the Rev. Steven Schulte officiating. Visitation will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday at Comanche Funeral Home, until time to leave for the graveside.

She died Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Houston.

She was born Sept. 19, 1940, in Gorman, to Erbin Cathey and Vera (Richardson) Cathey. On Jan. 14, 1956, she was married to James Nelms in Comanche. For 25 years they owned and operated Nelms Small Engine in Comanche. She was a homemaker and was a member of East Side Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, James A. Nelms of Spring; daughter, Aretta Lyn and husband Michael David of Houston; a grandson; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.