20202021ObituariesBillie Dyess Burnett

January 10, 2021by SealeUser15

November 12, 1944 ~ January 10, 2021

Billie Dyess Burnett of Killian, Louisiana, passed away on January 10, 2021 at the age of 76. Billie, known to most as Billie Rae or Grammy, was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  She loved to laugh, spend time with family and gave of herself freely and unconditionally.  Grammy will be missed dearly.  Her spirit will be carried by all she touched for generations to come.     Billie Rae is survived by her husband, Phil, sons Phillip and Kevin, Phillip’s wife Allison, four grandchildren, Reagan, Madison, Mason and Eden, Reagan’s husband Dylan Lambert, Madison’s husband David Cade and two great-grandchildren Amelia and Reese.     A graveside service will be held:  Thursday, January 14 at 10:00 am Jerusalem Baptist Church     11109 Jerusalem Baptist Church Road, Pumpkin Center, LA. 70403. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Jerusalem Baptist Church.  Due to Covid-19 a celebration of Billie Rae’s life will be held at a later date when it is safe for family and friends to gather and rejoice in her eternal life. Please sign the online guestbook at www.sealefuneral.com




  • Dave and Margie Knopp

    January 27, 2021 at 10:27 pm

    My best friend in life. I will miss her so much. All that knew her loved her. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
    Our prayers to the family that we also love very much.


  • Ava Greer Madison

    January 25, 2021 at 6:33 pm

    I’m so very sorry to hear of your passing. I know mother ( Aunt Beatrice) welcomed you into Heaven with open arms. I adored your sweet and vivacious personality and I’m so proud of my Dyess blood. You were loved and will be greatly missed. May you Rest In Peace and May the peace that passes all understanding be with those who loved you. Ava Greer Madison.


  • Julie Wiggins Gossett

    January 18, 2021 at 9:24 pm

    My heart broke into pieces when I heard of the loss of this great woman. She was the best friend my mom could have ever asked for. I have so many memories of Billie Rea and she will be greatly missed. Praying for Gods peace and comfort to flood the hearts of her family and friends.

    With great Love,
    Julie Wiggins Gossett


  • Sheryl Dyess Love

    January 14, 2021 at 6:25 pm

    Aunt Billie Rae I am so heartbroken to lose you. I just got your Christmas card. Wish we could’ve have been together this summer. I know you and my Daddy are cutting up together with your sisters. Thanks for teaching me how to make chocolate biscuits, keeping me updated with all of the cousin happenings and showing off all of your beautiful grand and great grand babies. You’re humor and light filled a room always and will be greatly missed.

    Hugs and love to all the family-I know you are hurting greatly. I hope to see you at her celebration of life.



  • Melissa Bond

    January 14, 2021 at 2:52 pm

    One of the most delightful people I have ever met; she will be so very sadly missed by myself and many others. She always had a smile on her face and a giggle in her voice.


  • Paula Vidrine

    January 13, 2021 at 4:47 pm

    My dearest Grammy,
    I will miss you sooo much. I know you, momma & Caroline Lou are sitting up high on y’all’s pedastools having sop chocolate & biscuits with coffee & looking down all proud & telling stories, cause y’all probably didn’t even realize all the miracles y’all accomplished in everyone y’all met. I love & will miss my Grammy!!❤❤


  • Tyrel Cox

    January 13, 2021 at 4:41 pm

    Mr. Phil,

    I am so sorry to hear of Miss Billie passing.

    You and your family are in my prayers!


  • Denny & Jenny Deville

    January 13, 2021 at 1:03 pm

    Phil, We’re so sorry for your loss of Ms. Billie. Please know that we’re here for you, whatever you need.
    Prayers, for you and your family!! Love you, brother!


  • Lyn Deville

    January 13, 2021 at 3:29 am

    Dear Phil and family,
    With sadness, Mickey and I send our deepest sympathy for the loss of your dear Billie. Our love and prayers.
    Mickey and Lyn Deville


  • Sam Lindsey

    January 13, 2021 at 3:16 am

    I sure hated to hear this. Mrs Billie was always such a sweet lady. My condolences to her family and friends.


  • April Smith

    January 13, 2021 at 2:49 am

    I didn’t get to spend a lot of time with Aunt Billy Rae. I will speak of the wonderful person I knew her to be. I knew her to be a strong woman, a fiercely loving mother, and a proud grandmother.
    My heart breaks over this and for the family. I am truly sorry.

    I want to thank you Jesus for welcoming your daughter into your loving arms.

    I want to say thank you Aunt Billy Rae for sopped chocolate, wisdom, and a laugh I will remember for eternity.

    My deepest sympathy,
    April Smith


  • Kim Mitchell

    January 13, 2021 at 2:14 am

    Dear Mr Phil and Philip and Kevin I am so sorry Ms Billie was so good to me and I loved her very much She treated me like her own by describing me and loving on me showed me how much she loved me her smile was so bright and her hugs where so safe if you knew her you loved her if you need anything please let me know your family is in our prayers


  • Chris Feske

    January 13, 2021 at 1:49 am

    This makes my heart so heavy. RIP Mrs Billie.


  • Joseph “Jimmy “ Faught

    January 12, 2021 at 8:48 pm

    It saddens me to hear of Billie Rae’s passing. She is in the Lord’s house. Phil l pray for you and your children. God Bless You All.


  • Merlyn Jenkins Ritchie

    January 12, 2021 at 8:09 pm

    Dear Phil and family of Billie Rae,
    We were so sad to hear of her passing due to complications of this horrid virus. She is now in a far better place than we are, safe in the arms of Jesus. Our prayers are with you all. May our merciful Lord bless you with strength, comfort and peace. Hold close to those precious memories that you have of her and the many times you shared with her.

    Billie Rae and I were friends when we attended Louisiana College. Much love and sympathy to You and the extended family!
    Carl and Merlyn Jenkins Ritchie


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