Billie Jane Cumby Sunday, August 23, 1936 - Sunday, March 19, 2017
Alto – Funeral services for Billie Jane Cumby, 80, of Rusk will be Thursday March 23rd at 10am at the O.T. Allen & Son funeral home chapel. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6-8pm at the funeral home. Mrs. Cumby died Sunday in Rusk. She was born August 23rd, 1936 to Luther Harlon McCullough and Ella Mae Pierce. She went to be with the Lord Sunday March 19th at her home surrounded by her family. She married C.H. Lenard and they had three children: Annette, Sue, and Robert. She married Joe Earl Parsons and they had two children Ginger and Debbie. Later she married Edwin Ralph Cumby. She was preceded in death by an infant son, mother Ella Mae Pierce, father Luther Harlan McCullough, granddaughter Sarah Hassell and husband Edwin Ralph Cumby along with many other family and friends. Pallbearers will be Thomas Aguilar, Phillip Aguilar, Christopher Aguilar, Cody Thompson, Byron Johnson, Eric Jones, and Robert Lenard. She is survived by her children-daughters Annette and Manuel Aguilar, Sue and Rodney Hassell, Ginger Meador and Jerry Bobbit, Debbie Briley and son Robert Leonard and special friend Maxine Straight. Special nephew Rayford Pierce and wife Charlene. Sister Nell Pierce Spencer. She had 13 Grandchildren and 22 Great Grandchildren. She was a devoted mother and grandmother. Over the years she worked at numerous flower shops and retired from Rusk State Hospital and Rusk ISD. She was cared for at home by her grandchildren Cody and Shelby Thompson, Amber Jones and Thomas Aguilar. They helped make her last days comfortable and happy along with her children. Hospice Plus provided care and support during her illness along with her family.