Billie Joe


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Billie Joe Shewbirt

Nov 15 1928 - Nov 12 2006

Billie Joe Shewbirt, age 78, of Bodcaw, Arkansas, and formerly of McKinney, Texas, passed away November 12, 2006, at his home in Bodcaw. He was born on November 15, 1928 in Durant, Oklahoma to Johnny and Estelle Shewbirt. He worked at Southwest Automotive in Texas for 23 years, and retired as a chicken farmer in Bodcaw, AR. He was a Baptist. Survivors include his wife of 59 years Doris (Wilbanks) Shewbirt; sons Ronny Wayne Shewbirt and daughter-in-law Debbie Shewbirt and Billy Eugene Shewbirt and daughter-in-law Karen Shewbirt, all of Bodcaw, AR; 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandson; brother Doyle Shewbirt of Troup, TX; sisters Ouida Williams and Pat Fraiser, both of Bodcaw, AR; and numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents Johnny and Estelle Shewbirt; daughter Diana Darlene Shewbirt; brother Johnny Wesley Shewbirt; sister Betty Jean Johnson; granddaughter Deanna Renee Honea; and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM, Wednesday, November 15, 2006 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Jerry Evans officiating. Interment will follow in the Garden of Faith at Ridgeview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Tuesday, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
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