Billie Jean Daugherty 

Nov. 3, 1931 –

Aug. 9, 2013

Billie Jean Daugherty, 81, went to be with the Lord on Aug. 9, 2013 with her family by her side. She was born in Waxahachie to Jarrett and Mamie Flowers on Nov. 3, 1931.

She married Jimmy Daugherty on Sept. 1, 1950. Jean was a homemaker, who loved taking care of her family, her church, gardening, going to garage sales, tea pots, porcelain dolls, games and puzzles. She would always say “The Lord has blessed me with a big family.” Jean was a member of the Christian Women’s Club and New Life Worship Center of Waxahachie.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a granddaughter, Sabrina Soape; a sister, Hazel Cross and three great-grandchildren.

Jean is survived by her children – sons, James Daugherty and Jarrett Daugherty; daughters, Mary Hvizdak, Diana Tedford, Linda Kimbrell, Shirley LaBrecque and Hazel Shropshire; 27 grandchildren, 59 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, at Waxahachie Funeral Home Chapel. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12, at the New Life Worship Center, 1320 Brown St. in Waxahachie. Interment will be at Resurrection Hope Cemetery in Cameron, Texas at 3:30 p.m. Monday.

Arrangements are under direction of Waxahachie Funeral Home. Sign the online guest book at