Contributed by Annette Burdett
THE FAIRFIELD RECORDER
Thursday, July 4, 1996
Billie Delyghte Carpenter
Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 3, 1996 in Mexia for Billie Delyghte Carpenter, 69, of Mexia, who died Monday, July 1 in an area hospital.
Mrs. Carpenter was born December 3, 1926 in Fairfield to J. R. B. and Lillian James Cain. She was a homemaker.
Services were conducted at 10 AM at Porter Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Bob Carpenter officiating.
Burial was in the Fairfield Cemetery. Pallbearers included Keith Griffin, Richard Griffin, Don Henderson, Jim Pickett, Tommy Pickett and Bruce Pickett.
Mrs. Pickett is survived by three sisters, Laura Elizabeth Pickett of Mexia, Hazel Henderson of Ft. Worth and Marjorie Griffin of Chandler; a brother, Charles Cain of San Raffael, CA; and a number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Sidney Carpenter.
Arrangements were made by Porter Funeral Home of Mexia.