Billie Jean Barnett Emerson, 82, of Beaumont, died on July 30, 2009, at her daughter’s residence in Bridge City. Memorial service will be 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 15, at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Bridge City. Officiating will be the Rev. Brad Morgan and the Rev. David Green.

Billie was born on Oct. 30, 1926, in Beaumont. She was the daughter of Cecil Barnett and Ida (Nolan) Barnett.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Calvin of 53 years; and sister, Eva Gentry.

Survivors include daughters, Sherry Baker and her husband Gary of Bridge City, Karen Ellis, Rebecca Sanchez and Manuel of Katy; grandchildren, Daniel and Christy Baker, James Wright and his wife Jennifer, Catie Snow and her husband Ken and Miguel Sanchez; great-grandchildren, Brady and Hudson Wright.

The family request that in lieu of flowers please make donations to St. Paul United Methodist Church Bridge City Building Fund, or to the church of your choice.