Willie Mae Badgett

February 1, 1922 - March 16, 2016

Willie Mae ( Lee ) Badgett went to be with the Lord March 16, 2016 at the age of 94. She was born February 1, 1922 in Farmersville, TX  to John and Mellie Lee , one of fifteen brothers and sisters. After graduating from Farmersville High School, she moved to Dallas to work for one of her older sisters. She married Leon Kitchens in 1943 and to that union came her only child, her beloved daughter Billie. Following her divorce from Leon, Willie Mae went to work for Manor Bakeries in 1951. She married Dewey Badgett in 1957 and celebrated 25 years of marriage in 1982. Willie Mae retired from the bakery after 31 years in 1982 and was widowed in 1983. She spent her retirement years traveling around the world with her church and family.  Willie Mae was preceded in death by her parents, all but one of her siblings, her husband and her daughter. She is survived by one sister, Jean Heflin, of Kaufman, TX  and her two grandsons , Doug Hancock and wife Allyson of Lincolnton, NC and Scott Hancock and wife Angela of Gastonia, NC. Also left to cherish her memory are six great-grandchildren; Wade and Will Hancock of Lincolnton, NC, Victoria and Madison Hancock , Noelle Macarthur and Kayla Booth of Gastonia, NC. In lieu of flowers, the family asks memorials be made in her name to Tripp Baptist Church, 401 E. Tripp Road Sunnyvale,TX 75182. A visitation will be on Saturday, March 19, 2016 from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M.  A funeral service will follow at 11:00 A.M. in the chapel of Hurst’s Fielder-Baker Funeral Home, 107 N. Washington Street, Farmersville, Texas.  Burial will follow in I. O. O. F. Cemetery.  Pastor Clyde Usrey will officiate. Hurst’s Fielder-Baker Funeral Home in Farmersville, TX is serving the family.


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Heaven is a brighter place when Willie Mae arrived mary ann fab a friend in okla will truly miss youry, March 18, 2016 May the love of family and friends carry you through your grief, as you find strength in the hearer of prayer. We hope that the many hugs, cards,kind words,and loving prayers embrace your hearts during this difficult time.
Desiree Sigler, March 18, 2016