Billy Joe Lemons

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Billy Joe Lemons

October 21, 1954 - November 25, 2018

Billy Joe Lemons Services for Billy Joe "Jody" Lemons of Gainesville, Texas, formerly of Marietta, Oklahoma, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in the Chapel of Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home, Marietta. Officiating will be Pastor Mike Sampson with interment to follow in Lakeview Cemetery, Marietta, under the direction of Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home & Cremation Services.
Jody was born in Bomar, Oklahoma on Oct. 21, 1954, the son of Bernie B. Lemons and Betty Marie Grice Lemons. He passed away Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, at the age of 64 in Texoma Medical Center, Denison.
A resident of Love County most of his life, Jody graduated from Thackerville High School in 1972. He owned and operated Lemons Custom Painting Service for more than 30 years. Jody loved the outdoors, gardening, his dogs and cats, and tinkering with things. He also enjoyed country music and playing his guitar, but most of all he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Jody was of the Protestant faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Janet Fisher of the home; son, Chad Lemons and wife Ashli of Marietta; three daughters, Milissa "Missy" Nichols and husband Joey of Lone Grove, Oklahoma, Shawna Arthur and husband James of Marietta, and Misty Hughes of Lawton, Oklahoma; brother, Bernie "Bunky" Lemons and wife Debbie of Ardmore; 11 grandchildren; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Casket bearers will be Gregg Sampson, Clay Sampson, James Arthur, Joe Guerrero, Donnie Thacker, and Joey Nichols. Honorary bearers are Ray Grice, Bunky Lemons, Anthony Reed, and his children and grandchildren.
Time of visitation for family and friends will be 6-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
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Published on November 27, 2018
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