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Billie Donaldson

March 20, 1942 — November 28, 2021

Billie Donaldson

March 20, 1942 ~ November 28, 2021

 Billie Jean Donaldson passed into the arms of the Lord on Sunday November 28, 2021 at her residence in Wharton.  She was born on March 20, 1942 in Burnet, TX  to the late Walter Veazey and Laveta Davis Veazey. 

Billie grew up in the Killeen area and graduated from Killeen High School in 1960.  After high school Billie met the love of her life Gerald R. Donaldson and they were married on January 15, 1965.  Soon after they moved to Ft. Bliss in El Paso, TX.  In 1967 the couple moved to Boling where they joined the family farming business, along with Gerald’s parents, E.L. & Marie Donaldson. They have resided in Wharton County since.  Billie is fondly remembered for her love of family, friends and her church.  She also loved to cook and entertain. 

Billie is survived by her husband of 56 years Gerald, her children John C. Donaldson of Lake Charles, LA and Lilya Edwards and her husband Derek of Boerne, TX.  She is also survived by her sister Molly Wagoner and her husband Howard of Loveland, CO; her brother-in-law Lee Gilby of Burton, TX; her grandchildren Madison Edwards, Lauren Edwards, Melody Donaldson, Olivia Donaldson and Karis Donaldson and many nieces and nephews.  She is preceded in death by her parents and her siblings Dorrace Carroll, Patsy Gilby, Isaac Veazey and Wesley Veasey. 

Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Friday December 3rd from 5-7 P.M. and again on Saturday December 4th from 9-10 A.M. at Wharton Funeral Home.  Religious service will be held  Saturday at 10:00 A.M. at the funeral home with Ralph Bryant officiating.  Interment to follow at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, Wharton.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.whartonfuneralhome.com

Services under the direction of

Wharton Funeral Home

515 E. Boling Hwy.

Wharton, TX 77488

(979) 532-3410


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