Funeral services for Billie Faye McNutt, 68, of Zephyr, Texas, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, at the Heartland Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Brian Griffin officiating. Interment will follow in the Zephyr Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

She passed away Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010, at a local nursing home.

Billie was born on July 21, 1941, in Brown County, Texas to Horace and Imogene Hardin McDearmon. She grew up and attended school in Comanche, Texas and was married to Melvin Wayne McNutt in Comanche on Aug. 31, 1957. She had been a resident of Zephyr for the past twenty five years and had lived in Alvin, Texas prior to that.

Survivors include her son, Keith McNutt of Alvin, Texas; daughter, Sheila Elliott and husband Mike of Katy, Texas; twin sister, Lillie Nelson and husband Doyce of Zephyr, Texas; sister, Iris Way and husband Denver of Zephyr, Texas; brother, Roy McDearmon and wife Belia of Austin, Texas; five grandchildren, Stephanie McLennan and husband Adam, Wesley McNutt, Jason Elliott, Julie Elliott, and Wade McNutt; and one great-grandchild, Westin McNutt.

She was preceded in death by her husband Melvin Wayne McNutt and her parents, Horace McDearmon and Imogene Pettit.

Friends are invited to sign the guestbook at

Heartland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.