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 Billie J <I>Prejean</I> Burgess

Billie J Prejean Burgess

Birth
Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas, USA
Death 20 Jun 2011 (aged 82)
Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Plot SECTION COL-B ROW CT3 SITE C216
Memorial ID 71841485 · View Source
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Billie passed away quietly on June 20, 2011 at 82 years of age with her family at her side. She was born in Beaumont, Texas to Eunice and William Prejean, and as a child was an accomplished accordion player. After graduation from St. Anthony High School and Lamar College, she went to work at Sun Oil Company where she met her future husband, Charles Burgess. She was a devoted wife, nurturing mother of three, and "Grammy" to her six grandchildren. She was a friend to many, who enjoyed fishing, playing card games, and supporting her favorite sports teams. Billie was a lifelong Catholic whose faith sustained her in all she did. She will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her. Left to cherish their memories of her are her husband of 56 years, Charles Burgess, son Keith Burgess and his wife Jean Richards, son Wayne Burgess, all of Richardson, TX; daughter Kim Holland and her husband Brenner of Overland Park, KS; beloved grandchildren Daniel, Julie, and Thomas Burgess, and Payton, Mason, and Makenna Holland. A memorial mass will be held at All Saints Catholic Church, 5231 Meadowcreek Dr, Dallas, TX at 11:00 AM on Saturday June 25, 2011. A private inurnment will be held at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery in Grand Prairie, TX. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Dominican Sisters of Houston, 6501 Almeda Road, Houston, TX, 77021 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital , PO Box 1000, Dept 142, Memphis, TN, 38148.
Published in Dallas Morning News on June 23, 2011


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  • Created by: Tim Hawkins
  • Added: 23 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 71841485
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Billie J Prejean Burgess (13 Jan 1929–20 Jun 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 71841485, citing Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Tim Hawkins (contributor 46844902) .