Billee Hare

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Billee Juene Eby Hare died August 12, 2014 at the age of 91. She was born January 1, 1923 in Elkhart, Kansas, to the late Walter Glenn, Sr. and Juene Zillman Eby. After graduation from Wichita High School, Billee attended university there for two years before becoming one of the first women to join the Marine Corps in WWII. Following honorable discharge as Staff Sergeant, she continued her education at the art institute of UCLA. Billee was a seventy-year member of the P.E.O. sisterhood, a dedicated supporter of education for women, of the arts, and numerous volunteer endeavors. At St. Paul's Episcopal Church, she served on the vestry twice and, for several years, was chair of the Arthur Tobin Mathis Scholarship Fund. For twenty years Billee enjoyed making head pieces for the duchesses and princesses of the Order of the Alamo Fiesta Coronation. She was preceded in death by daughter, Elizabeth Anne Hare and brother, Walter Glenn Eby, Jr. Billee is survived by her husband of 51 years, Dr. Henry P. Hare, Jr.; son, John Keble Hare of San Antonio; brother, John H. Eby of Phoenix, Arizona; several nieces and nephews including Robin Eby and wife, Beth of San Antonio, and her sister-in-law, Eugenia Hare Atmar and family of Houston. The family acknowledges the love and support of family and friends, and of homecare providers, especially Rachel Alvarez and Sandra Moreno. In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to the Music Ministry of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1018 E. Grayson St., San Antonio, TX 78208.

SERVICE
SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, 2014
11:00 A.M.
ST. PAUL'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
1018 E. GRAYSON ST.
A reception will follow at the church.

GRAVESIDE SERVICE
MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 2014
10:15 A.M.
FORT SAM HOUSTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
WITH MILITARY HONORS
1520 HARRY WURZBACH


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Porter Loring Mortuary - San Antonio
1101 McCullough San Antonio, TX 78212
210-227-8221
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Published in Express-News on Aug. 15, 2014
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