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 Billie Marie <I>Keenum</I> Roberson

Billie Marie Keenum Roberson

Birth
Glen Rose, Somervell County, Texas, USA
Death 3 Jun 2013 (aged 80)
Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Burial Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 111816501 · View Source
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Billie Marie Keenum Roberson, 80, devoted wife, mother and grandmother, died peacefully on the morning of Monday, June 3, 2013. Memorial service: 1 p.m. Friday at River Oaks Baptist Church. Interment: Greenwood Memorial Park. Billie was born near Glen Rose, on Jan. 22, 1933, to Latha Lois and Marvin Kee "Jack" Keenum. She graduated from Glen Rose High School and received bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of North Texas. She married Roger Dean Roberson in 1954 and they had two daughters, Roseann and Deanna. Billie had several years' experience in banking and spent over 37 years in Texas public schools as a teacher and counselor in both elementary and middle schools, with 33 years of her career in the Castleberry Independent School District. She was very involved in school activities being a life member of the Texas Parent Teachers Association, Texas State Teachers Association, National Education Association, North Central Texas Counselors Association, and the Castleberry Drug Awareness Program. Upon retirement, she was an integral part of the Castleberry Retirees Association and enjoyed activities with her "Red Hat" group. She was a member of Iota Pi Epsilon, a chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, for 38 years. Billie loved her Iota Pi Epsilon sisters, all of whom were women educators. She was a faithful member of River Oaks Baptist Church for nearly 50 years and served in many leadership capacities. She loved her Lord, was extremely proud of her family, and loved and treasured her many friends. Survivors: Husband of 59 years, Roger Dean Roberson; daughter, Roseann Harris of Fort Worth; daughter, Deanna Sorrel and husband, Glen, of Austin; granddaughters, Rebecca Ann Gunter and husband, Dave, of Fort Worth, Lindsey Marie Sorrel of Waco and Shelby Elise Sorrel of Austin; sister, Sondra Heaton and husband, Don; and a large extended family including brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Published in Star-Telegram on June 5, 2013


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  • Created by: Tim Hawkins
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111816501
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Billie Marie Keenum Roberson (22 Jan 1933–3 Jun 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111816501, citing Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Tim Hawkins (contributor 46844902) .