Helen “Billie” Myers

Published 3:36 pm Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Helen “Billie” Myers, 85, of Orange, passed away on April 25, 2016, at her home in Orange.

Funeral services will be 11:30 AM, Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be Deacon Keith Fontenot. Entombment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.

Visitation will precede the service starting at 10:30 AM.

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Born in Chicago, Illinois, on January 12, 1931, she was the daughter of Robert Williams and Josephine Klatt Williams. Billie was a book keeper for Market Basket and Joanie and Joels Shoes. She also was a volunteer at the VA in Orange. She was a sergeant for the United States Marine Corp and was a very tenacious and strong willed woman. She was a member of the American Legion Post 250 in Bridge City. She lived and died her way. Billie was an avid gardener and loved her kids and grandkids very much.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters and one brother.

She is survived by her children, John Roy Myers and wife Susan of Beaumont, Tim Myers and wife, Suzie of Hamshire, Leslie Myers Carmona of Beaumont, Diane Myers Thibodeaux of Hamshire, and Lynn Myers Mann and husband, Robert of Mauriceville, all previously from Groves; grandchildren, Josh Myers, John Dugan Myers, Brinn Hemingway, Megan Griffin, Clint Mann, Taylor Carmona, and Cullen Mann; great-grandchildren, Robert Timothy Myers, Gavin Myers, Laneigh Mann, Cannon Griffin, Payslee Mann, and Chloe Mann. She has one surviving sister, Mari Debaco of Chicago.

Serving as pallbearers will be Josh Myers, Taylor Carmona, Clint Mann, Cullen Mann, John Dugan Myers, and Michael Reilly. Honorary pallbearer will be Roger Walker.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Legion, Post #250, P.O. Box 1561, Bridge City, TX 77611.