Billie J. McFeron Purcell
BILLIE J. PURCELL
VICTORIA - Billie J. McFeron Purcell, 66, of Victoria, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2013. She was born in Houston to Vergie Gerlich Shelton of Port Lavaca and the late Charles A. McFeron.
Billie loved music and performed with her husband, Alton Davis. She loved and adored her grandchildren; she loved to bake and was an accomplished saddle tooler.
In addition to her mother Billie is survived by her husband, Alton Davis; daughter, Tonya Casillas and husband, Marcus of Victoria; sister-in-law, Sheila McFeron; nephew, Brandon McFeron; grandchildren, Michael J. Lovelace, Cody M. Lovelace, Tyler C. Lovelace, Jesika Benavides, Jordan Benavides and Mikenna Casillas.
She was preceded in death by her father, a son, Michael Lovelace and brother, Charles G. McFeron and her nephew, Nathan McFeron.
Visitation for family and friends will be held Thursday, January 24, 2013, from 5-8 PM at the Rosewood Funeral Chapel.
A funeral service will be Friday, January 25, 2013, at 1 PM, at the Rosewood Funeral Chapel with Rev. David Parks officiating. Burial will follow at Red Bluff Cemetery at 3 PM.
Pallbearers are Brandon McFeron, Shawn Wilke, Robert Lowery, Jr., Darin Thedford and Glenn McFeron and Michael J. Lovelace.
Memorials may be made to The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, P.O. Box 4486, Houston, TX., 77210-4486, www.mdanderson.org.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family at rosewoodfuneralchapel.com.