Obituary – Betty June Rachels

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Billy Rachels

Billy June Rachels

BOSSIER CITY, LA – Billy June Anderson Rachels was born April 9, 1938 to Cleveland and Pauline Anderson in Blue, OK. She went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 surrounded by family at Lifecare’s Willis Knighton Pierremont location.

Funeral Services will be held at Hill Crest Funeral Home in Haughton, LA on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Justin Haigler from The Simple Church officiating. Interment will follow at Hill Crest Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to the service at 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Honoring Billy as pallbearers will be Shawn Bouillion, Trenton DeFatta, Stephen Kilpatrick, Lance Milford, and Lawerence Milford.

Billy was reunited in heaven by her husband, Jack Rachels; daughter, Debbie Green; her parents; her siblings, Bobbie Lowell, Ronald Anderson, and Belva Lee; and nephew Jimmy Anderson.

She will be missed by her daughters P.J. Rachels, Shelly (Michael) White, Jackie Rachels, and son-in-law Michael Green; her grandchildren include Melissa (Shawn) Bouillion, Rachal Smith, Angela Green, Jason (Devin) Rachels, Jennifer (Robert) Mello, and Richard Lee. Also, left behind to cherish her wonderful memory are her great-grandchildren, Morgan and Christina Kilpatrick; Tyler and Kaelyn Bouillion; Abbigal, Caroline, Colton Smith; Trenton DeFatta; Christopher and Sarah Grace Finklea; and Emma Rae Mello. Billy is also survived by her sisters, Betty King and Kay Angel and their families, plus a host of extended family and friends.

Billy loved cheering on her great-grandchildren in all of their activities. She was a regular attender of the Simple Church. She loved cooking for her family and friends. She will be remembered for her strength, courage, and loving spirit. She was a survivor of Stage four Metastatic Breast Cancer. Her family and friends will cherish all of their memories.

The family would like to extend their deepest appreciation and gratitude to the entire staff at Willis Knighton Cancer Center, Andrea Moore, Dr. Jason Milligan and staff; Dr. Jason Nelson; Dr. Hector Brunet; and the staff at Lifecare at Willis Knighton Pierremont. A very special thank you to Dr. Robert Nickelson, whom she held dear to her heart.

You may offer condolences to the family by visiting www.hillcrestmemorialfh.com

Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home
Haughton, LA
318-949-9415