Billie Jo Jeffrey Collett, 75, rejoined her husband in heaven on Friday, Nov. 13, 2009. She was the first born daughter of Eleanor & Elder Bethel Jeffrey of Eldorado, TX. She attended nursing school in San Angelo, TX and then married her husband, David Fred Collett, November 19, 1955. She became a devoted mother and homemaker after the birth of their first child. After the death of her husband she took over the family business and upon retirement, joined  the Peace Corps and spent 3 years in Africa.

 

She is preceded in death by her mother, father and husband, as well as her sister, Linda Daniels,  daughter-in-law Debbie, and nephew James Daniels.

 

She is survived by her three sons, Dwayne and wife Valerie of California, Paul and wife Carla of Oklahoma City, and Daniel and partner Joey of Oklahoma City.  Also her sister Frankie Schrier of Eldorado, TX, seven grand children, Jenny, David, Patricia, Jessica, Ambere, Ashley, and Michele and seven great grandchildren, Kelsy, Christopher, Tyrel, Kenisha, Levi, Myka and Tristen and numerous nieces and nephews.

Service was held Wednesday, November 18th at Community Baptist Church of Eldorado with Pastor Don Inman officiating. Burial followed at Eldorado Cemetery.