EASTLAND- Billie Dukes, age 102, passed away on Monday, October 18, 2010 in Sugar Land, Texas. Graveside services were held under the direction of the Summers-Bakker Funeral Home on Thursday, October 21, 2010 at 2:00 PM at the Eastland City Cemetery with the Rev. Craig Rhoton officiating.
Billie Marion Pate was born on August 22, 1908 in Eastland to Bud and Nellie (Henson) Pate. She married Beryl Dukes and they were blessed with three sons. Beryl preceded her in death in June 1973.
Billie is survived by her three sons and their wives, Beryl and Mildred Dukes of Abilene, Bill and Delores Dukes of Sugar Land and Don and Gwen Dukes of Odessa; seven grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; and six great-great grandchildren.
She will be missed by all those who knew and loved her.