Notes for: Billie Ruth Bodine

From Ronny Bodine:

From Bexar County, Texas Marriage Records:
Gene S. Smith, 19 and Billie Bodine, 18 were married 3 Jan 1947.

Obituary, San Antonio Express-News (San Antonio, Texas) of 20 April 2003.
Gene Schuyler Smith, 75, of Converse, died Friday, April 18, 2003, at Bandera. He was born May 5, 1927, in San Antonio, to Schuyler and Flora (Johnson) Smith. On Jan. 3, 1947, he married Billie Ruth Bodine in San Antonio. He honorably served his country in the USAF, from which he retired as a MSGT, and was also a 50-year Mason. Survivors include his wife, Billie Smith of Converse; two daughters, Stacey Anders and husband Randy and Cindy Munsterteiger, all of Converse; two sons, Billy Gene Smith and wife Jamie of Bandera and Ross Edwards and wife Pam of Cedar Hill; a sister, Sue Murdock and husband Sam of Midland; a brother, George Smith and wife Frances of Hawaii; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Graveside services were held at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio on Tuesday, April 22, with Billy Gene Smith officiating. Condolences may be sent to the family at by selecting the "send condolences" link. Grimes Funeral Chapel of Bandera was in charge of arrangements.

Obitury, Heritage Oaks Mortuary.
Billie Smith of Converse Texas
Billie Bodine Smith went home to with the Lord on Monday, July 18, 2016 at the age of 87 years. She was born in Eldorado, Texas on October 29, 1928 to Guy and Minnie Ross Bodine. Billie's life revolved around spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her Husband Gene S. Smith in April 2003. Billie is survived by her children, Billy Smith and wife Janie, Ross Smith Edwards and wife Pamela, Cynthia Munstertiger, Stacey Anders and husband Randy; ten grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Graveside services for Billie will be held at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery on Monday, July 25th at 2:00 p.m.

Burials in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.
(For grave marker photos see Find A Grave Memorials Nos. 72731686 & 167421779)
Gene S. Smith MSGT US Air Force World War II Korea Vietnam May 5 1927 Apr 18 2003
Billie B. Smith Oct 29 1928 Jul 18 2016 Loving Wife and Mother

Children: Billy Gene (1948) and Cynthia Marlo (1959).