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Billie Fay Jones

TUPELO — Billie Fay Jones, 85, died Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 9, 2017, at 3 p.m. in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home with burial to follow in Forrest Memorial Cemetery in Batesville. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 9, 2017, from 1 p.m. until service time at Seven Oaks Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James A. Sullivan.

She is survived by six daughters, Barbara Canoy of Oxford, Sandra Merritt of West Monroe, Louisiana, Marilyn Schreyer of Houston, Texas, Kathy Thacker of Senatobia, Norma Prince of Batesville and Bonnie Parker of Courtland; sons Thomas A. Sullivan of Brenham, Texas, John Sullivan of Gulfport and David Sullivan of Batesville; four sisters, Margie Godwin and Connie Sprouse, both of Water Valley, Jane Frederick of Kansas City, Missouri and Linda Stern of New Orleans; 24 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.