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Billie Sumners

September 13, 1940 - May 2, 2021

Billie Sumners of Plano, Texas passed away on May 2, 2021 at the age of 80. She was born on September 13, 1940 to Cornelius and Winifred (Thomas) Williamson in Brooklyn, New York.  Billie graduated from Garland High School with the Class of 1958.  After gradauting high school, she married Jimmy Sumners, who was in the military and they traveled abroad.  She always displayed an interest in cosmetology and opened her own business.  Eventually Billie went to work for her brother in the Industrial Supply Business, where she later retired. 

She is survived by her son, Jonathan Richard Sumners and wife, Donna; grandchildren, Samantha Gobert and husband, Nathan from Borger, Texas, Casie Fahrer and husband, Nik of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Sean Sumners of Lucas, Texas; great grandchildren, Emma and Maverick Gobert; sister, Betty Tillinghast of Houston, Texas; and numerous other loving family and friends.

Billie was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Neil Williamson.

A “come and go” visitation will be held on Thursday, May 6, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. Only a limited number of guests will be allowed to enter the funeral home facility at any one time to maintain social distancing.

A funeral service will be held at 12:00 noon, Friday, May 7, 2021, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel, 2525 Central Expressway North, Allen, Texas. The service will also be live streamed at TJMfuneral.com on Billie’s obituary page by clicking on the following link: https://celebrationoflife.tv/blog/billie-sumners. After the service, the recorded live stream will be available for viewing at the same link location.  Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park, 2525 Central Expressway North in Allen, Texas.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society and the American Lung Association.

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Billie was a Mom, a sister, and most of all, a very good friend who guided me in my decision-making in the few years I have been in business. She has given me so much encouragement and I am truly grateful and appreciative of the friendship we had. I will miss you, dearest Billie Grace Ozaeta, May 5, 2021 She was a blessing to my life. When I was sad she would pick my spirit up, she knew how I felt coming through the door. She was an amazing friend, will always be close to my heart. Thank you Billie for everything you did for me!!
Nancy, May 3, 2021