Billie Ruth Williams Finnan Carmichall 1928-2017 Wiggins Billie Ruth Williams Finnan Carmichall, 88, of Wiggins, passed away April 11, 2017 at Stone County Hospital in Wiggins. Billie, the oldest daughter of Wesley and Lela Delancey Williams, spent her first 23 years in Mississippi, where she married, had her first son Gary, got her associate degree from Perk and her BA degree from Miss. Southern-after teaching at Silver Run, Leakesville and Bond Schools, she and her family moved to California, where her second son Ron was born and she received her Master's Degree from California State, Fullerton. Billie Spent 45 years teaching in Southern California and Colorado, where she resided until her second husband, James Carmichall, passed. She returned to Mississippi in 2010 and lived in Wiggins till her passing. Those preceding her in death were her parents, husband Jim, both sons and two sisters, Betty Beeman and Brenda Westfall. She is survived by her sister, Nell Baker of Bond, her step children, Steve (Marelyn) Carmichall, Cindy (Walt) Shepherd, Teri Camarella, and Chris Normandin, three grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews and cousin. A memorial service will be April 23, 2017 from 12-2p.m. at the home of Mrs. Billie Ruth Williams Finnan Carmichall 724 Linda Lane Wiggins, MS 39577. Moore Funeral Service in Wiggins is in charge of the arrangements.
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