In loving memory of

Billie Jean Tompkins
July 11, 1937 - August 15, 2022

Billie Jean Tompkins
Norris-Billie Jean Tomkins, 85, passed away on Monday, August 15, 2022 at Renaissance Care Center in Canton.
She was born on July 11, 1937 in Canton to Darrell and Bernice (Stillwell) Tindall. They preceded her in death.
She married Ronald "Tom Cat" Tompkins on April 18, 1959 in Farmington. He preceded her in death on December 3, 2005.
Surviving are her children, Gregory (Becky) Tompkins of Starksville, MS, Ronald (Renee) Tompkins Jr of Canton, Darren (Jayne) Tompkins of Canton, Timothy (Michelle) Tompkins of Salem, MO, Lana Sue Williams of Roseville, Tammie Gudzinskas of Canton, one brother, Mike Tindall of Mapleton and several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one brother Jeri Tindall.
She was a member of the Norris United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School for 60 years. She worked for the City of Norris Water Department. and was an avid quilter and gardener.
A private funeral service will be held at Oaks-Hines Funeral Home and Crematory in Canton.
Burial will follow at the Norris Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to Norris United Methodist Church or St Jude Children's Hospital.
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Nina Branson wrote on Aug 29, 2022:

"Friends, rest assured that Billie will always be remembered with fondness and love in my family. She is no longer suffering and I know she is in God\'s loving arms."

Patsy Jane (Stanley) Atchley wrote on Aug 17, 2022:

"Greg, Susie, Tammy, Ronnie, Daren, & Tim. Our thoughts and prayers to all of you. Your Mom was such a good friend to me and my family, she always thought of others and did all she could to help others. You all were who she talked of all the time. You are all blessed to have had such a loving Mother. God be with all at this difficult time. "

Linda Terry wrote on Aug 17, 2022:

"Tammie, Susie, Greg, and the rest if the family. My prayers for all of you during this difficult time. I remember your mother, she was a very sweet lady. I know that was many years ago but I remember her well. Bless all of you."

Janet Edmonds wrote on Aug 17, 2022:

"My heartfelt sympathy and prayers to the family, May the God who binds up the broken hearted and comforts all who mourn sustain and surround you until you meet again. Psalms 147:3 "

Barb \"Thurman\" Long wrote on Aug 16, 2022:

"I\'m so sorry for your loss . Greg,Susie, Tammy, Ronnie,and Darren and your families. Your mom was always so kind and such a beautiful lady . She taught many of at Sunday School . It\'s so hard to let go but as we know she is in a much better place . Your are all in my thoughts and prayers ?"

Peggy Lisenbee wrote on Aug 16, 2022:

"Greg, Susie, Tammie, Darren, Ronnie, I am so sorry to hear of your mom\'s passing. She was a beautiful woman but even more beautiful on the inside. Your mom will always be remembered for her kind and loving heart, and it shown through her love for her family, the Lord and hers pets. She loved her little dogs. Warm thoughts & hugs. "

Jeri OBrien wrote on Aug 16, 2022:

"I loved Billie from the moment I met her back in the late ?70s. She was a shining light. Sleep with the angels, Billie. "

Vicki Wilham wrote on Aug 16, 2022:

"Darren & Jayne...I am so sorry to hear of Billie\'s death. I know how much you both have done for her and I have absolute assurance that she is in a better place now."

Lorre (Grigsby) Sprague wrote on Aug 16, 2022:

"I am so sorry to hear this. One thing I learned from Billie was how important it was to read and study my bible. I always loved to hear her sing \"I Heard The Bells on Christmas Day\" and \"Each Step I Take\". She had a beautiful singing voice. "