Dena Bell Zant passed away at her home, the morning of November 3, 2021 at the age of 88. Graveside service will be at 10:00 am Monday, November 8, 2021 at Vealmoor Cemetery.
She was born March 2, 1933 to Opal and Bee Hale. Dena was a good student and athlete. She graduated from Coahoma High School in 1950. She married Joe Don Zant on October 21, 1950. They farmed in the Howard and Borden County area for 70 years.
Dena had five children. Two daughters: Diane Zant of Big Spring and Sheila Armstrong and husband David of Vealmoor; sons: Joe Don Zant and wife Kelly of Vealmoor and Ty and Mindy Zant of Vealmoor. She is also survived by numerous grandkids and great grandkids.
She was preceded in death by her husband Joe Don Zant, Sr.; one son Guy Zant and one granddaughter: Bobbie Burkhalter.
The family suggests memorials to the Ackerly Church of Christ or New Mexico Christian Children’s Home.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home. Online condolences can be made at www.npwelch.com