Mrs. Billie D. Haygood, age 96, of Sulphur Springs, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, July 5, 2022. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 9, 2022, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home; interment will follow at Reilly Springs Cemetery with Ronnie Haygood, Jacob Haygood, Rickey Haygood, Amanda Duff and Ryan Woodard serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Billie was born in Hutchins, on June 29, 1926, to the late William and Florence Elizabeth (Holman) Douglass. Billie retired after 30 years working for the Gulf Insurance Company in Dallas and attended Central Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs. She married the late Erwin Haygood in Dallas on January 17, 1944; he preceded her in death on December 4, 2008.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She loved to cook, and was known for her homemade pies and delicious chocolate chip cookies.
She is survived by her sons, Charles Haygood of Garland, Paul Haygood and wife Faith of Lewisville, and Randy Haygood of Sulphur Springs; grandchildren, Paula Parks, Jonas Haygood, Ashely Haygood, Lindsey Haygood, James Haygood, Hannah Haygood, Hayley Haygood, Chris Haygood, Shawn Haygood, and Eric Haygood; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Billie was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Erwin Haygood; sisters, Rachel “Rae” Griggs, Lillian Handlin Strouhal, and Helen “Scooter” Carter; and daughter-in-law, Ruth Ann Haygood.
Arrangements under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.
The online register can be signed at www.murrayorwosky.com
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