Billie Jean Walley

Published 8:21 am Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Funeral services for Billie Jean Watts Saul Carson Walley were held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, at Saulters Moore Funeral Home Chapel. Mrs. Walley, age 87, passed away from this life on Sunday morning, Sept. 5, 2021 at The Myrtles Nursing Center in Columbia. Rev. Robert Sones and Rev. Buddy Keyes officiated. Interment followed in Prentiss Cemetery.

Saulters Moore Funeral Home was in  charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers were Charles Martin Jr., John Wesley Wood, Thomas Frederick Hull, David Christopher Hull, Joseph Butler and Joseph Reider.

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Billie Jean was born on Nov. 29, 1933, in Jefferson Davis County to Hiram and Roberta Speights Watts. She raised a loving family and also enjoyed sewing, travel, painting and flowers, especially red roses.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Sherman Watts and Rodney Watts; three husbands, James Leon Saul Jr., Frank Holland Carson and Gavin Joseph Walley.

She leaves behind three daughters, Billie Joyce Saul Martin (Charles), Frances Ann Carson Hull (James), Brenda Kay Carson Wood (James) and one son, Keith Carson (Melba). Left to cherish her memory are also six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Visitation was Tuesday morning, Sept. 7, 2021 from 9 a.m. until the hour of service at Saulters Moore Funeral Home.

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