HARDIN, Ky. - Billie Jean Waldron, 68, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 5 a.m. Nov. 4, 2002, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital in Murray.
Born Oct. 23, 1934, in Sikeston, daughter of the late W.O. and Willie Ethel Morgan Larker, she was a member of the Northside Baptist Church in Almo. She was a nurse for Dr. Max Heeb at the Ferguson Medical Clinic in Sikeston before retiring after 35 years of service.
On Nov. 17, 1950, she married John G. Waldron who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, John G. and Wanda Waldron Jr. of Boise, Idaho, and Garry A. and Karen Waldron of Greenback, Tenn.; one daughter, Linda S. Waldron of Almo; six grandchildren, Pam "P.J." and husband Bart Lowe and Brandy Kaminsky of Sikeston, Stephen Sloan of Morley, Mary and husband David Blankenship and Christina Waldron of Greenback, Tenn., and John Waldron of Knoxville, Tenn.; and eight great-grandchildren, Kortney Cook, Paden Cook and Noah Lowe of Sikeston, Lauren Blankenship and Alex Blankenship of Maryville and Stephen Sloan Jr., Christopher Sloan and Luke Sloan of Morley.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Clarence Collins and one sister, Pauline Moser.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston, where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Brett Miles of Kentucky will officiate, assisted by the Rev. Mitchell Jackson, pastor of Miner Baptist Church.
Burial will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston.
Pallbearers will be: Tony Stricklin, Ricky Huls, Mike Pearson, Charles Shultz, Jimmy Lynn Glover and Bart Lowe.