Billie Faye Gatlin


Billie Faye Gatlin, 76, of Timpson, passed away Tuesday, July 6, 2021, in Timpson.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, July 9, 2021, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center with graveside service 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 10, 2021, at Johnson Cemetery in Joaquin.  Bro. Eric Pledger will officiate.

Born June 23, 1945, Billie is the daughter of James C. Bounds and Allie Rue Fuller Bounds.  She worked in retail for many years.  Billie enjoyed gardening, yardwork, and taking care of her cows.  When not outside, puzzles and crossword puzzles were a hobby. Above all, “Faye Faye” loved time spent with her grandbabies. Billie was a member and certificate holder of Gospel Singers of America – Music School and was also a member of First Baptist Church of Haslam in Joaquin.

She is survived by her sons, Todd Kaiser of Vidor and Chris Kaiser and wife Dianna of Hampshire; daughters, April Pledger and husband Stacy of Timpson and Nicole Carter and husband Randy of Marshall; stepchildren, Stephanie and Justin Tatom, Danielle and Kent Wright, and Benny Gatlin; grandchildren, Rylie Kaiser, Gage Stark, Mason Stark, Kayson, Kaymin, and Bowen Pledger, Presley and Henley Tatom, Lexi and Dylan Wright, and Ben and Kaylea Gatlin; sisters, Vicki Arrington and husband Mark of Shreveport, Louisiana and Delores Wilkins and husband Joe of Joaquin; also numerous nieces, and nephews.

Preceded in death by her parents, James C. Bounds and Allie Rue Fuller Bounds; and grandparents, E.B. Fuller and Ina Odessa Fuller, James “Jim” Franklin Bounds and Willie Ann Shahan Bounds.

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