Billie Kirby Moon

by | December 31, 2015 3:05 pm

Billie L. Kirby Moon, a native of Sparta and a resident of Baker, Louisiana, passed away on Dec. 28, 2015, at the age of 97.

Mrs. Moon was born Aug. 5, 1918.

She was a loving wife and mother and cherished spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by the love of her life, Francis Eugene Moon; her parents, John and Cora Kirby; siblings and their spouses, Odessa and Ray Robinson, Floyd and Vallie Kirby, Ora and Carrick Hutchings, Dalton and Reba Kirby, Ruben and Alice Kirby, Irene and Ray Maxwell, Juanita and Herman Eller; and her husband’s parents and siblings.

Survivors include her daughter, Sherry Moon Hicks; numerous nieces and nephews; and a close family friend, Mary Beth Bolman.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Jan. 1, 2016, at Hunter Funeral Home, with burial in Corinth Cemetery. The family will receive friends noon-1 p.m., Jan. 1, at the funeral home. Harlen Simmons will officiate.

Bill Robinson, Joe Kirby, Jim Kirby, Vic Eller, Gene Robinson, Greg LaFever, Roger Cole and Jerry Cole will serve as pallbearers. Dean Kirby is a honorary pallbearer.

“With tears we watched you leave this world and slowly fade away. Our hearts were sadly broken as you fought so hard to stay. We know your time to leave had come, but you did not go alone, for part of us went with you on the day God called your home. We celebrate your earthly life- its human form now ended; knowing you’re with Jesus helps our broken hearts be mended.”

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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