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Billie Ruth Worsham

April 2, 1931 — December 1, 2019

Billie Ruth (Brown) Worsham, 88, of Salem, Arkansas departed this life on December 1, 2019 at Salem, Arkansas. She was born to the late Wilford Brown and Opal Davis on April 2, 1931 in Moody, Missouri.  

Billie was united into marriage to Billy J. Worsham on September 9, 1946 in Viola, Arkansas and to this union five children were born. Billie worked as a dairy farmer and worked at Baxter Lab for twenty three years. Billie loved going to the horse races and was a member of the Viola Church of Christ in Viola, Arkansas. She was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother, cousin, and friend.

She leaves to mourn her passing; two sons, Ray Gene Worsham and wife Judy of West Plains, Missouri and Wayne Worsham and wife Tammy of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas; two daughters, Jo Ann Cunningham and husband Roy of Salem, Arkansas and Jeanette Daily of Hardy, Arkansas; eighteen grandchildren; twenty two great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; brother, Jerry Keith and wife Donna of West Plains, Missouri; cousin, Faye Shrable; special friends, Bill Fugate and Monteen Cotter; and many other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband (Billy), son (Cody Worsham), grandson (Brent Dilbeck), father (Wilford Brown), mother (Opal Davis Keith), and step father (Bill Keith).  

Funeral services are 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at Barker Funeral Home in Salem, Arkansas with Bro. David Gibson officiating. Visitation will be 10:00 A.M. until time of service on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at Barker Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Salem Cemetery in Salem, Arkansas. Pallbearers are James Ray Worsham, Lynn Worsham, Clint Cunningham, Jesse Worsham, Nathaniel Daily, Aaron Worsham, and Brian Daivs. Honorary pallbearers are Jerry Moody, Keith McHenry, James Kerley, and Roy Cunningham. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Paragould Children’s Home. Arrangements are under the direction of Barker Funeral Home of Salem, Arkansas.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Barker Funeral Home - Salem

857 Highway 62 West, Salem, AR 72576

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Barker Funeral Home - Salem

857 Highway 62 West, Salem, AR 72576

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Interment

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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