Billie M. Boyd
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Billie M. Boyd
  • May 14, 1926 - October 26, 2013
  • Briarcliff, Texas

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Billie Mae Boyd passed away peacefully on October 26, 2013 in Marble Falls, Texas. She was born on May14,1927 in Houston, Texas.

Billie resided many years in Houston. She was employed by the City of Houston for 19 years. During this time she met and married the love of her life John Boyd. Upon Billie and John's retirement, they left Houston and built their dream home overlooking Lake Travis in Briarcliff, Texas where they enjoyed many years of happiness. She loved to dance, play dominoes and entertain her friends and travel. Billie was very active in her community and church always standing ready to serve.

Billie was preceded in death by her husband, John Boyd; mother and stepfather, Bessie Mae and Joe Pennington; father, and stepmother, William and Opal Reifschneider; and her infant daughter.

She is survived by her daughter, Monica Jackson (Bob) of Houston, Texas; son, John Williams of Porter, Texas; brother, Charles Reifschneider (Debbie) of Hot Springs, AR; brother, Jerry Pennington (Debbie) of Spicewood, Texas; and sister, June Hutchinson (Ronnie) of Carefree, AZ; two grandsons,one great granddaughter and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., followed by a celebration of Billie's life on Wednesday October 30, 2013 at Bee Creek Methodist Church Spicewood, Texas. Burial will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday October 31,2013 at Forest Park Lawndale, 6900 Lawndale, Houston, Texas.

Our family would like to extend a special thanks to the entire staff at Gateway Gardens for their love and assistance during Billie's stay.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bee Creek Methodist Church in honor of Billie Boyd.