Billie Jean Arthur
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Billie Jean Arthur, age 82, died on Friday, Jan. 20, 2012. She was born July 2, 1929 to Blanche Lancaster and Horace Allen in Paris. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Three Rivers.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Blanche Lancaster and Horace Allen, her husbands, Gene Dowdy and Aaron Elliott; sister, Merle Griffin and brother Fred Landers.

She married Gene Dowdy of Sinton. They had one daughter, Nita Kylene Dowdy. Later, she married Aaron Elliott and their children were Jerry Elliott, Cheryl (David) Deer, Cathy (Bill) Lathrop and Cindy (Bruce) Dozier.

She is also survived by her present husband, Glen Arthur of Tennessee; a sister, Nell Hull of Paradise; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

A Memorial service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 28 at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Three Rivers.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.

Services entrusted to Roberson Funeral Home, Three Rivers.
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