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Billie Mildred Osbourne

Billie Mildred Osbourne

Female 1920 - 2009  (88 years)

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  • Name Billie Mildred Osbourne  [1, 2, 3
    Born 16 Jul 1920  Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Died 7 May 2009  Ennis, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID I588  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2010 

    Family Norman David Snouffer,   b. 28 May 1917, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1997, Dallas, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 17 Mar 1945  Ft. Hood, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F199  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • With respect to whether Billie's maiden name was Osbourne or Robinson, cousin Barbara Hannon wrote in Aug. 2007:
      "First, Billie is still alive, but alas has Alzheimers and is in a nursing home. My mother last had a somewhat coherant conversation with her about 3 years ago....
      Anyway, Billie Mildred Osbourne was born in Conroy, Texas, the next to the youngest child in a huge, very poor family. She had one brother, younger (James) but had multiple, multiple older siblings including; Eerie, Tommy Ruth, Deanie, Elvira, Lucille and a few older brothers (my mother cannot remember all their names). Billie's mother died when she and James were very young children and her sister Eerie, the oldest sibling, was married to a man named Ernest Robinson. Eerie and Ernest took in Billie and James and raised them with their own children. I do not think there was an official "adoption", but Billie always referred to her sister Eerie as almost "my mama". I would imagine everyone who saw James and Billie with Eerie and James [sic: Ernie] just assumed they were Eerie and Ernie's children. It was Eerie and Ernest who brought James and Billie to Dallas when they were children."

      Death Notice, The Dallas [TX] Morning News (10 May 2009):
      "Snouffer, Billie Mildred, age 88, Ennis, died May 07, 2009. Grove Hill Funeral Home...." (Accessed via Nov 2009)

      According to the Social Security Death Index, Billie M. Snouffer (SSN 452-22-2035; issued in Texas) was born 16 Jul 1920 and died 7 May 2009 while living in Ennis, Ellis Cnty, TX.

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Cedar Rapids Gazette|, Cedar Rapids Gazette, (Cedar Rapids, IA), (17 Aug 1997), p. A-14.

    2. [S2] Bertha Newens|, Bertha Ina (Newens) Snouffer, "Newens & Snouffer Family Records", (Bertha Ina (Newens) Snouffer; unpublished charts; created abt 1960; revised abt 1970; original charts possessed by Wm.C.Snouffer).

    3. [S42] Jewell - Snouffers|, Carol Snouffer Jewell, "Snouffer, Schnauffer, Newens of Germany, IA, 1523-1997" (Nov 1999), (Family Tree Maker, "World Family Tree," CD-ROM database (vol. 54, tree 2400), Cambridge, MA; The Learning Company, Inc. : 2000).

    4. [S3] Personal |, Person Named, Spouse, or close Relative or Friend.

    5. [S471] Social Security|, U.S. Social Security Admin., Social Security Death Index, (

    6. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary".