January 1, 1963 â€“ July 29, 2007
Darla was born and raised in Alvin, Texas and attended the Alvin Independent School District. She married James Tory and had two beautiful daughters, Danielle and Jessica Tory both of the Austin area.
She raised her children and made her life in Bastrop, Texas. Danielle and Jessica both graduated from Bastrop High School.
A wonderful self-taught artist, she accomplished many beautiful pictures and art products that everyone loved to display in their homes. She could take virtually anything and turn it into a beautiful work of art. She was a caring and giving person who loved to make people laugh with her dry wit and her love for life. Darla went through many struggles with Multiple Sclerosis, finally succumbing to the disease Sunday, July 29, 2007.
Darla leaves behind her two daughters Danielle and Jessica Tory of Bastrop Texas; Her mom and dad, Pat and Danny Dalmolin of Manvel, and Howard and Betty Williams of Rusk, Texas; Her Grandmother Ruby Fulgham, and her Aunt Claudine Robb of Alvin, Texas; Brothers Brian Williams and wife Shanon of Beckley, WV, and Donny Dalmolin of Alvin, Texas; Nephews and Nieces Amie, Derrick, and Hannah Williams of Beckley, WV, and Nathan Dalmolin of Manvel, TX, and special Aunts Wanda Peltier, Joyce Schiro, and Betty Pennington, and cousin Kim Youngcourt.
Preceding Darla in death is, a son Christopher Lee, Grandfather Claude Fulgham, and Grandmother Mattie Goode.
Darlaâ€™s strong faith in God and her will to beat this disease were an inspiration to everyone who knew her. She will be missed everyday; until we meet again, with much love, your family.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Wednesday, August 1, 2007, at Clayton Funeral Home, 5530 W. Broadway in Pearland. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, August 2, 2007, at Manvel Cemetery in Manvel with Rev. Bill Cole officiating.
For those desiring, memorials may be made in Darlaâ€™s honor to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation to help eradicate this disease.
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