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Billie Lois Houston Sartin

Funeral Services for Billie Lois Houston Sartin, age 97, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at League Street Church of Christ, Sulphur Springs with Travis Aven and Jerry Savage officiating and Brian McAlister assisting.  Interment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Park with Tommy Panter, Carl Bryan, Gary Hill, Scott Taylor, Charles Dawson, David Bragg and Kevin Wilkes serving as pallbearers.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.   Mrs. Sartin passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at her home following a long illness.

Billie Lois was born October 26, 1919 in Winfield, TX, the daughter of Harris L. Sr. and Aubrey Frances (Hooper) Houston. She married Henry D. Sartin Jr. on August 21, 1949 in Sulphur Springs.  Mrs. Sartin graduated from Winfield schools and East Texas State Teachers College in Commerce.  She taught English in several rural schools including Gilmer and Betty as well as Sulphur Springs High School.  She was an active member of the League Street Church of Christ for almost 80 years, a member of Daughters of the American Revolution, the Standard Club, and the Lena Day Garden Club.

She is survived by her daughter, Jennie Ragan of Arbala; sons, Kevin Sartin and wife Cheri of Dallas, Sean Sartin; grandchildren, Dr. Dustin Ragan and Dr. Gwen Hoben of St. Louis, MO, William Ragan of Arbala, Tracy and Jared Raye of Aubrey, Leslie and Aaron LeBlanc of Sherman, Jordan and Kevyn Tubb of Dallas, Lance Sartin of Chico, Tye Sartin and Kayli Sartin of Sulphur Springs; great grandchildren, Kash Ballard, Aiden Sartin, Adelyn Sartin, Gabriel Ragan, Aaron Moore, Trey Barone, Dagan Raye, Addison Raye, Logan Tubb and Jackson Tubb.

Billie Lois was preceded in death by her husband; parents; sisters, Josephine Holmes and Montez Eastland; brother, Harris L Houston Jr. and son-in-law Ken Ragan.

Author: Staff Reporter

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