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Willie Pearl "Billye" (Holt) Meadows


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Willie Pearl "Billye" (Holt) Meadows Obituary
Willie Pearl (Billye) Holt Meadows, 98, passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Graveside services will be held at 11:00a.m., Saturday, July 8, 2017 in Nolan Cemetery, Nolan, TX with a reception following at the Nolan Community Center. Visitation will be from 5:00p.m. to 7:00p.m. Friday evening at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 5701 Hwy 277 South Abilene, TX.
Billye graduated from Divide HS in 1936. She received a B.S. degree from North Texas University in 1941. She also received an accounting degree from Southern Business College in Houston in 1949.
She married Mike Meadows in 1952.
Billye taught one year at Eula, TX and coached basketball. She worked at Abilene Army Airfield during WWII doing civil service work. She worked 10 years for McWood Oil Co. and then later for Permian Oil Co. for 21 years before retiring in 1989. She was active in Abilene Desk and Derrick Club.
Billye was preceded in death by her husband, Mike Meadows; parents, Malon and Ethel Holt; brother, Harry Holt; and sister, Katherine Dyess.
Billye is survived by her son, Charles Meadows and wife, Carolyn; granddaughter, Michelle Kempe; nieces, Mary Jo Smith and Betty Ann Holt; and nephew, Tommy Dyess.
Honorary Pallbearers will include Robert McKnight, Jimmy Jones, Dale Hudson, and Paige Baize.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to the Nolan Community Center at P.O. Box 30 Nolan, TX 79537, West Texas Rehab, or Hendrick Hospice.
You may view and sign the guestbook at www.elliotthamilfuneralhomes.com
Published in Sweetwater Reporter on July 7, 2017
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