|Birth: ||Dec. 10, 1917|
|Death: ||Jun. 7, 2009|
Grace Lavonne Barbee was born December 10, 1917 in Bartlesville, Washington County, Oklahoma, to William Marcus and Conie Inez Medlen Barbee, born in Dallas County, Texas and Ottawa County, Oklahoma, respectively. Grace was one of eleven children born to the Barbees – Pauline, Katherine, Mark, Carl, Laveda, Grover, Coney, Kirby, Aloise, and Jerrie; all born in Nowata, Washington and Osage Counties, Oklahoma.
Grace Barbee married Joe Billam on July 15, 1936 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. They have a daughter, Sandra J. Billam Torres.
Grace was an employee of Phillips Petroleum Company as Lodge Director at Woolaroc. She was one of five 3rd generation Barbees to work for the company. Her husband, Joe, also worked for Phillips as a ranch hand at Woolaroc. Together at their retirement had given the company a combined 82 years of service.
Grace Lavonne Barbee Billam, 91, died on June 7, 2009 in Bartlesville, Washington County, Oklahoma. Funeral services were held and burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery, Bartlesville, Oklahoma.
William Marcus Barbee (1894 - 1978)
Coney Inez Medlen Barbee (1895 - 1993)
Joe Billam (1911 - 1991)
Memorial Park Cemetery
Plot: Section 6, Lot 108, Space 1 or 2
Created by: Sally Medlen Bishop
Record added: Jun 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38139143