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Mrs. Billie Jean Spradlin, of Grandview, TX, passed away on Saturday, June 3, 2017 in her home at the age 71.

Billie was born to parents James and Wilma Penrod on May 22, 1946 in Fort Worth, TX and grew up with siblings Jim and Laura. In 1963, she was married to John Spradlin and they later had three children, Lesa, Cheryl and Jimmy.

Billie was a beloved, lifelong resident of Grandview. She spent her professional career caring for others as an LVN at Huguley Hospital and Grandview Nursing Home. Billie lived her life to the fullest through simple pleasures; she was an avid reader, enjoyed chatting with friends and family at gatherings and rarely missed the opportunity to support her grandchildren in their extra-curricular activities. She will be deeply missed by her friends, family, and all who knew her.

Billie is survived by her husband, John, her daughter, Lesa Taylor and husband Gary, her daughter, Cheryl Farmer and husband Joe, her son Jimmy Spradlin and wife Denise, her sister Laura Silveria and husband Sam, grandchildren Todd Lynn Kimbrell and wife Lindsay, Katy Kimbrell, Hunter Spradlin, Lyndsey and Will Woody, Josh and Jenna Taylor, Miranda Haynie and husband Justin, and great grandchildren Trey and Tessa Kimbrell. She is preceded in death by her parents, James and Wilma, and her brother Jim.

In Keeping with Billies last wishes, there will be no public funeral services. A private memorial for immediate family will be held the week of June 4th in celebration of her life.
Published on June 5, 2017
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