Billie E. Dowden

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Funeral services for Billie E. Dowden, 77, of Hornbeck will be held at 2
p.m. Thursday, December 2, 2010 at Gum Springs Baptist Church in Hornbeck with Bro. Doug Hilton and Bro. Nickey Hilton officiating. Burial will follow in the Gum Springs Cemetery in Hornbeck under the direction of Labby Memorial Funeral Home of
Visitation will be held Wednesday, December 1, 2010 from 5 p.m. until time of service at the church.
Billie, the son of Jiles Joseph and Inez West Dowden was born on July 4, 1933, in Hornbeck. He passed away on
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at Byrd Regional Hospital in Leesville.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jiles Joseph Dowden and brothers, Bobby and Glen Dowden.
He is survived by his wife, Frances Dowden of Hornbeck; son,
Steven Dowden of Florien; daughters, Brenda and Doug Hilton of Hornbeck and Rita and Nickey Hilton of Hornbeck; mother, Inez West Dowden of Hornbeck; brother, Charles Dowden of Hornbeck; sisters, Mablene Kelly of Bethany and Joy Hyatt of Hornbeck;
grandchildren, Jason and Jeanette Hilton, Amy and Michael Lightsey, Jeremy and Lindsay Hilton, Jacob and Kaci Hilton, Aaron and Ashley Dowden and Whitley and Blake Bowling and great grandchildren, Joey Hilton, Ryleigh Hilton, Noah Lightsey, Gavin
Lightsey, Madison Dowden, Madex Dowden and Ace Bowling.
Words of comfort may be expressed to the Dowden family at