Candyce Jane Drummond, (Candy), passed away August 23, 2018 in Midland, Texas.
The Visitation will be August 27, 2018 at Stonegate Fellowship in Midland, TX from 6:00-8:00 PM in the Prayer Room.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM on August 28, 2018 at Stonegate Fellowship in Midland, TX in Building F, Patrick Payton, officiating.
Please wear Bright colors and Bling in Celebration of a spectacular lady.
Candy was born in Colorado City, Texas to Prentice & Joyce Bass of Snyder, Texas on February 12th, 1948. She graduated from Snyder High School in 1966. “Go Tigers!!!”
She attended the University of Arkansas, attempting to major in Architectural design. She then became licensed as a Dance Master out of New York City in 1968. She opened and operated 5 separate dance studios in Big Spring, Stanton, Lamesa & 2 in San Angelo, Texas for 13 years. She eventually found her true vocation as a Printer and Graphic Artist, while working in that field from 1984 until her death.
She moved to Midland in 1982 to follow the Oil Boom which then collapsed a year later and went to work for her Stepfather Herb Feather of Feather Printing. There she found her true calling and met her True Love, Steve Drummond and married him on November 28th, 1986, in Midland, Texas.
Her favorite Hobby was the Unofficial Greeter for Stonegate Fellowship.
Candy never met a Stranger!!!!
Candy is preceded in death by her parents; Prentice & Joyce Bass and her Brother Joe Bass of Snyder, Texas, Niece Julie Walton of Midland and Cousin Doug Nolen of Midland.
Candy is survived by her Husband Steve Drummond and daughter Tiffany Drummond, her brother Bill Bass of Houston, Sister-in-Law Carol Bass of Snyder, Brother-n-Law Don Drummond of San Antonio and former Sister-n-Law Melissa Bass of Houston; Nieces & Nephews Jamie & Cameron Price of Snyder, Jackie Bass of San Angelo, Kate & Marios Parperis of Tulsa OK, Tanner & Reilly Bass of Houston; Cade & Zane Walton of Midland, numerous great nieces and nephews, Cousins JoAnn Nolen of Midland, John & Heather Echols of Midland; Sally & Vernon Itz of Grapevine and their families.
Pallbearers will be John Echols, Joe Robinson, Perfecto Garcia, Patrick Savary, Randy Smith, Rob Bourland and Bill Sneed. Honorary pallbearers will be Mark Mullinix, Mustapha Ceesay, & members of Don & Minda Parks Community Group.
Memorials may be given to The Life Center of Midland, Texas.
The family of Candy wishes to extend our sincere gratitude to our Stonegate Family and friends who have been with us in these trying times.
Arrangements are entrusted to Sunset Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home. To send family condolences please sign her guestbook at www.sunsetodessa.com.
So sorry Steve for your loss of your Candy she was so full of life and displayed elegance and beauty in all she did May the Lord grant all the family peace and comfort to celebrate her life
Frank VallesMidland, TX
We are deeply saddened to hear this news and send our love and prayers to all the family.
The David Smith family.
David & Lesa SmithSnyder, TX
Having known Candy and Steve through Candy's lifelong friend Olga Banks, I saw Candy's warmth and loyal devotion at work on the occasions we had to be together with Mrs Banks. Candy was an infectiously fun person to be around. So sorry for Steve and Tiffany in your loss.
Bill MorrisKerrville, TX
Dear Steve and Tiffany
Sending hugs and prayers for you.
Candy was such a beautiful person inside and out. Candy was truly a bright and shining light on this earth.
I am blessed to have known her!
Peace to your hearts.
Susan Boren SargentSeattle, WA
She was a shinning light! I always loved getting to see her. She's definitely going to be missed. Debbie and I wish you and Tiffany the best.
Bob BaileyOdessa, TX
Steve and Tiffany,
Mary and I are very saddened by Candy's sudden passing. She was such a beautiful lady, wife and mother. We share in your grief and take a lot of comfort knowing she's dancing with Jesus now!! We love you and pray for God's peace for you both. We are with you in spirit.
Doug and Mary Heidel
Doug HeidelPensacola, FL
So sorry Steve for you and your families loss.. prayers for you and your family my friend..
Mike ReedKingsland, TX
Steve, Tiffany my sincere condolences on your loss of wife and mother. Candy was always such a sweet positive person to be around. I know you will both miss her immensely. Thoughts and prayers. 😔🙏🏻
Gisela HughesBeaumont, TX
Candy was a wonderful Christian lady and good friend. I was heart broken to hear of her passing but happy see her and Steve / Tiffany in July. She will surely be missed by all that knew her. I loved her dearly and my prayers are with you.
Jim MossPortland, OR
So sorry for your loss, Steve. May you and your loved ones be comforted by the Comforter!!
Tom Autry.Crowley, TX
Steve & Tiffany, We are so sorry at the loss of Candy. We are lifting ya'll up to our Heavenly Father and asking for peace. love and grace.
bob MadisonBall, LA
I am so sorry for your loss. Candy was a precious lady and her smile and Bling brought smiles and happiness to many people. She will be at the gate of Heaven with. her smile and sparkle to welcome us home someday
Judy jonesSan Angelo, TX
Candy & I graduated from Snyder High School in 1966. She was always so much fun to be around. I have great memories of her & her family
Bobby BeardSnyder, TX
Steve and Tiffany, you are both in my prayers as you grieve the loss of Candy. She was a special lady and will be deeply missed.
Sandra GreerMidland, TX
Steve, so sorry to hear this. I never had the pleasure of meeting her. I know if you picked her out, she's gotta be a special person. May the good Lord wrap his arms around you and your family at this sad time. Warmest personal regards. Richard
Richard and Liz PorterRockwall, TX
So sadden to hear of Candy’s passing. My prayers go out to Steve and the family.
Patti WoolardGranbury, TX