Billie Jones, 93, of Vidor went to be with her Lord on Saturday, March 13, 2010 at Oakwood Manor Nursing Home in Vidor. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m on Wednesday, March 17 at First Baptist Church of Vidor under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor, with burial to follow at Restlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will begin at 6 p.m., Tuesday, March 16 at the church.

A native of Macon County, Ga., she has lived in Vidor for 58 years. She was a homemaker and an accomplished seamstress. Billie was a church nursery worker and a member of the Glory Singers and Glory Band at First Baptist Church of Vidor.

Billie was preceded in death by her husband, Walter P. “Slim” Jones; four brothers and one sister. 

She is survived by her daughters, Sharon Kelley and husband Talmadge of Nashville, Tenn., and Barbara Haley of Vidor; sister, Lois Pritchard and husband, Paul of Carriere, Miss.; six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

The family would like to give a special thank you to the staff at Oakwood Manor Nursing Home of Vidor and Odyssey Hospice Healthcare, who took such wonderful care of our mother.

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