Darla Sue McBroom, 80, of Friona, Texas, passed away on July 14, 2022, in Friona, Texas. Darla Sue Newberry was born April 26, 1942, in Amarillo, Texas to Carl and Mozell Dyess Newberry.
Darla was a homemaker and a teacher’s assistant. She retired from Lazbuddie ISD after a long, rewarding career. Darla enjoyed gardening and always had colorful flower beds. She learned to love putting puzzles together during the pandemic and completed dozens of them the last few years. She had an affinity for animals, and often donated to local animal shelters.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Orin “Okie” McBroom; a son, Troy McBroom, and brother, Merwin Newberry.
Those left to cherish her memory are her sons, Casey McBroom and wife, April, of Happy, Texas, and Patrick McBroom and wife, Ronna, of Canyon, Texas; her daughter, Lori Stormes and husband, Andy of Amarillo, Texas; grandchildren, Skyla and husband Dustin, Tamra, Tristan, Dallam and wife Abbie, Demi and husband Colby, Breena, Kathie and husband Andrew, and Kimmie; great-grandchildren, Troy, Brogan, Bennett, Kamden, Brynlee, Kelbi, Grant, and River. She is also survived by one sister-in-law, Carol Newberry, of Abilene, Texas; several nieces, nephews, special friends, and her dog and beloved companion, Allie.
Darla’s children invite you to join us to celebrate her life well lived on Friday, July 29th, at the Happy Methodist Church from 2:00-4:00 PM. The address is 2300 Happy West Road, Happy, TX 79042, just north of the football field. This will be a casual time of fellowship and reminiscing.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Parmer Paws, 115 W 11th in Friona, in her name would be appreciated.