Billie Grace Gideon
February 18, 1938 - May 9, 2022
Mrs. Billie Grace Gideon, 84, of Webb City, Missouri, departed this life on Monday, May 9, 2022, in the comfort of her home.
Grace entered this life on February 18, 1938, in Neosho, Missouri, where she was raised and graduated from high school. On October 26, 1956, in Neosho, she was united in marriage to Billy Joe Gideon and to this union three children were born, Dennis, Janice and Steven. The resided in McDonald County and Joplin before moving to Webb City in 1963. Besides being a devoted homemaker, she also worked as a caregiver for individuals of all ages. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, gardening, cooking and spending countless hours with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Grace was a longtime member of Blendville Christian Church.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Mildred Ruby Scott; her husband, Billy Gideon: and three siblings, Dixie Everett and Kenneth and Robert Scott.
Grace is survived by her three children, Dennis Gideon and wife, Glinda, of Augusta, Kansas, Janice Runion and husband, Larry, of Webb City and Steven Gideon and wife, Mary, of Altamonte Springs, Florida; seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; as well as a host of other family and friends.
Graveside services are 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 12, 2022, at Tracy Cemetery near Anderson, Missouri. The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening from 5-7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Thornhill-Dillon Mortuary in Joplin. Arrangements are under the direction of Thornhill-Dillon Mortuary in Joplin, Missouri.
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