Billie Jo Chamblee


Billie Jo Chamblee

Billie Jo Chamblee, 76, of Lufkin, was born November 3, 1931, in Lufkin, Texas, the daughter of the late Mildred (Shoebrook) and Tucker Rash. She passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2008, in a local nursing facility.

Mrs. Chamblee was a homemaker, and a loving and devoted wife and mother. She was always sharing with others, making sure that everyone was always taken care of. She was a member of Herty Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Charlotte and Dale Anderson of Lufkin; sisters and brothers-in-law, Betty and Woody Folsom of Jasper and Mary and John VanArden of Garland; sister, Kay Crain of Shreveport, Louisiana; brother and sister-in-law, John and Kathleen Rayburn of Rusk; and niece and her husband, Tonya and Ben Sontag of Jacksonville.

Mrs. Chamblee was preceded in death by her husband, Olen Ray Chamblee.

Private family graveside services for Mrs. Chamblee will be held in the Old Union Cemetery, with Dr. Roy Stephens officiating.

Gipson Funeral Home; Joni Johnson, director