Billie Lee (Moss) Briley, 88, lifelong area resident, passed into eternal rest October 6, 2019 at the Medicallodge in Neosho, MO after a long illness.
Billie Lee Goode was born September 14, 1931 the daughter of Harry and Beulah (Miller) Goode. Billie worked for the former St. John’s Hospital in Joplin in the dietary department. She loved her family, watching hummingbirds and she loved dogs. Billie was a member of the Hornet Christian Church for over 55 years.
Billie Lee Goode married Joe Moss in October of 1949 and he preceded her in death May of 1998. She then married Joe Briley in July of 1999 and he preceded her in death May of 2014.
Survivors include her children, Harry Moss and wife Christina, Joe Moss and wife Carol and Kathy Higginbotham and husband Rob all of Seneca and Peggy Lounis & and husband Doc, Loma Linda; 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great grandchildren and one on the way.
The family will receive friends from 1 pm to 2 pm, Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at the Hornet Christian Church. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm following the visitation with Bill Dinwiddie officiating. Burial will be in the Hornet Cemetery with Jake Davis, John Bruegel, Chris Moore, Rob Higginbotham, Doc Lounis and Felix Wright serving as pallbearers.