Billie Ruth James, 80, of Higgins, died Monday, March 19, 2018, at her home.
Graveside services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Mountain Station Cemetery.
Billie was born on Nov. 12, 1937, in Lamesa, Texas, to Amos and Annie (Pinner) Davis. She married Johnny M. James on Nov. 26, 1958, and they have lived in the Higgins area since then. He preceded her in death in 2005.
Billie worked at Congoleum until they closed, then worked at Twin Cities Nursing Home for 40 years until they closed.
Billie enjoyed having fun at the casino and playing bingo.
Billie is survived by four children, Donna K. James, Johnny W. James and Sheila Love, Margaret A. Allen and Billy, and Peggy L. James; four grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Molly Hill and Myrt Jeffcoat, and her longtime pet dog, Jumper.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; a grandson, Joshua James, and a brother, Wayne Davis.
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