She was born March 19, 1924, in Monett, Mo., the daughter of William F. Myers and Myrtle Spaulding.
After the death of her husband, she received her Bachelor's Degree from Southwest Missouri State and her Master's Degree from Indiana State University. She was a school teacher, retiring in 1991 from Worthington-Jefferson Elementary School, and also taught in Springfield, Mo., enjoying most every minute of the experience. She was a former member of Lincoln Christian Church and Linton First Christian Church, teaching Sunday school for over 30 years. She was a life-long and devout reader of the Bible, a member of Indiana State Retired Teachers Association, and was a Sunshine Volunteer at Glenburn Home. Billie loved poetry, music, horses and being with her family.
Survivors include a son, David (Tracye) Brown of Houston, Texas, two daughters, Janice Bolton of St. Louis, Mo., and Marianne (David) Fritschle of Yale, Ill., a brother, Murray Thomas Myers , two sisters, Nadine Perrin and Frankie Jean Myers and six grandchildren, Aaron Brown, Rachel Brown, Eddie Bolton, Michael Bolton, Jessica Hostetter Wright, and Jay Hostetter.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Stamp, in 1960.
A funeral service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 18, at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton with Curtis Mitchell officiating.
Burial will be on Saturday, Feb. 19 at 2 p.m. at Maple Park Cemetery in Springfield, Mo.
Visitation will be at 9 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be made at www.welchcornett.com .