MISSION – Billye Hittson Birdwell, 97, passed away on Tuesday, Sept.11, 2018, at Waterford Gardens in Mission.
A fourth generation Texan, she was a longtime resident of Mission and taught at Marcell Elementary School for 24 years. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include her son, Donald Roy, and two grandsons.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Birdwell, and parents, William and Minna Hittson.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, Oct. 5, at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Mission.
The family suggest memorial contributions be made in her honor to Waterford Gardens Senior Living, 1522 E. Griffin Pkwy., Mission.