Billie Sue West went to be with her Lord on Sept. 4, 2019, after a long battle suffering from dementia, Parkinson’s, multiple myeloma and a ruptured appendix, then finally passing from total renal failure.
She was born May 29, 1936, in Paris to Claude Spencer Myers and Carol Virginia Watts Myers.
After graduation, she moved to Fort Worth and started working for the phone company as an operator, working her way up to management and crew chief. She moved to Canton in 1980.
After retiring, she worked as manager for Totes until she was called back to AT&T to serve as a training instructor.
Known as Billie to her friends and Susie to her family, she would go out of her way to help others and not hold back in saying what she felt.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Patsy Jean Tyler (Myers.)
Survivors include her brother, Claude Dean Myers and his bride, Sue Ann; niece, Deananne (Myers) Russell and her husband, Mark Russell; great-niece and nephew, Patricia and Scott; included are additional new 14 nieces and nephews, 41 great-nephews and nieces, and nine great-great-nephews and nieces on her brother’s side. On her deceased sister’s side, is her niece, Tamela Childers and her husband, Christopher, and their children, Ian Fine and his wife, Jessica, and their children Destinie and Stephanie; Isaac Fine and his wife, Christine, and their children, Ayden and Emma; and her nephew, Michael Hardesty.
As per her wishes, the family will not have a funeral or memorial service, but will have a private Celebration of Life.
Billie West was a member of the United Methodist Church of Canton, a member of the former Iris Garden Club and Quality Club in Myrtle Springs.