Delores Jeanette “Bootsie” Conley, 85, of Abilene, Texas, passed away peacefully on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. Bootsie was born on Oct. 4, 1934, in Compere (Jones County), Texas, to her parents Ardie Walter (A.W.) Clemmer and Zella Spencer Clemmer.
On Jan. 5, 1952, Bootsie married Doyle Curtis Conley. They raised their three children in Monahans for 10 years, and afterwards in Fort Stockton, where they owned the Gibson’s Discount Center for many years.
The family will receive friends during visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 3, at Hillcrest Church of Christ, 650 E. Ambler in Abilene. Her funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 4, at Hillcrest Church of Christ. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery in Merkel under the direction of The Hamil Family Funeral Home.