Billie Ruth Daniels Lintz

Billie Ruth Daniels Lintz
Newburgh, Ind.
Billie Ruth (Merritt) Daniels, Lintz, 83, passed away Thursday, January 3, 2013, at her Willow Park home in Evansville.
She was born March 21, 1929, in Diamond, Ky., to the late Paul and Rozelle (Gardner) Merritt, the oldest of seven children. She graduated from Reitz High School and was a waitress and bartender for the American Legion Kapperman Post #44 in Newburgh for several years. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Billie was a lifelong member of the American Legion Auxiliary #44 and a past president. She was also a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #427, and Boonville VFW #3418. Billie enjoyed playing clabber and bingo with her many friends.
Billie was preceded in death by her first husband, Jack Barnes; second husband, David Daniels; and third husband, John "Dick" Lintz; daughter, Jackie (Barnes) Sheffer; siblings, James, Paul Gene, Carol, Linda and Kenny.
She is survived by two sons, Curtiss Barnes (Gillian), of Boonville and Donald Ray Barnes (Barbara), of Newburgh; five stepchildren, Donna Seich, Debby and Benny Daniels, Roger Lintz and LaRaye Higgs; brother, Robert Merritt; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Also surviving is her lifelong friend, Mary Ann (Garrett) Kinney.
The family would like to thank the Protestant Home, the Senior Helpers at Willow Park and Heritage Hospice. A special thanks to the management at Willow Park Retirement Living.
Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday January 7, 2013, at Titzer Family Funeral Homes ~ Simpson Chapel, 510 W. Jennings St. Newburgh, IN with Rev. Fr. Ted Tempel officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 3 to 7 p.m., Sunday, January 6, 2013, at the funeral home.
Sympathy wishes to the family may be made at www.titzerfuneralhomes.com.


Published in Courier Press on Jan. 5, 2013