Billie Sue Hunt, 76, of Benton passed away April 8, 2013. She was born Oct. 3, 1936, in Woodville, Calif.. to the late Virgil and Edna Chastain Taylor. Billie was of the Baptist faith. She was a singer and songwriter and the family will cherish her many songs that she recorded for them.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, John Michael Hunt; a granddaughter, Bobbie L. Hunt; two brothers, Rogie Taylor and John “Gub” Taylor; and a sister, Kathy Blake.
She is survived by three sons, Tommy Slate of Benton, Bobby Wayne Hunt of Benton and Kenny Leon Hunt of Paron; two daughters, Tresa Arp of Paron and Judy Kirkpatrick of Benton; three sisters, Pat Garrett of Benton, Barbara Gilmore of Gurdon and Virgie Fischer of Lonsdale; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, April 11, at Ashby Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Fowler Cemetery in Paron.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at Ashby Funeral Home.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com .