Billie Faye Schumacher, 94 of Dumas, passed away on Thursday, October 8, 2020. A private graveside service will be held at Lane Memorial Cemetery in Sunray under the direction of Beeson ~ Morrison Funeral Directors. A memorial service will be held at a later date when current health restrictions are eased. Billie Faye will be available for viewing on Sunday, October 11, 2020 from 1 oclock in the afternoon until 6 oclock in the evening at the funeral home.
Billie Faye was born in Wapanucka, OK to Thomas Ward and Ona Faye (Lee) Emerson. At the age of 2, the family moved to Sunray where Billie Faye was raised and graduated from Sunray High School. Billie Faye was elected to Moore County Judge where she served one term, later becoming the Dumas School Court Judge where she was well known to be hard but fair. Billie Faye was instrumental in the formation of the Auxiliary at Moore County Hospital, in which she took tremendous pride. She was an avid supporter of the Moore County Hospital Foundation and Amarillo College at the Moore County Campus. She enjoyed working in her yard and birdwatching. She was a member of the Dumas Noon Lions Club, the First United Methodist Church, and will be missed greatly by Moore County.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Ernie Schumacher, husband Loyd Mannon, and son Ronnie Schumacher.
Billie Faye is survived by her son: Rod Schumacher and wife Nanette of Lubbock, TX; grandchildren: Casey Schumacher, wife Wendi and their son Colton of Dayton, TX; Katelin Schumacher of Denton, TX; two very special nieces she treated like daughters: Billie Jameson and husband Rupert, and Cathy Boone, all of Dumas, TX; and numerous other nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews, whom she adored and loved.
The family expresses its thanks to Billie Fayes dear friends, and is especially grateful to Patti Phillips, who provided so much care and nurture to Billie Faye.
The family requests, with gratitude that memorials be made to the
Moore County Health Foundation, P.O. Box 782, Dumas, TX 79029, or Amarillo College, 1220 Est 1st Street, Dumas, TX 79029, or First United Methodist Church, 401 Binkley Ave., Dumas, TX 79029.
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