Darlene C. Bartling, 67, of Orange, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2009, in Baptist Orange Hospital.
Memorial services will be 3 p.m. Monday in Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. 
Visitation will be at 2 p.m. in the funeral home.
Darlene was born on Dec. 10, 1941, in Corpus Christi, the daughter of Ruben James and Cuba Pavlicek. She loved her animals and was a great cook. She enjoyed traveling with her daughter Jeannie and met a lot of friends at the Winnie Trade Days.  Darlene was also a strong and independent woman. 
She was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Irene Swathwood.
Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Jeannie Bartling Allen and her husband Wyatt of Orange; and brothers, Bub Pavlicek and Candy Pavlicek.