Willie Byrd Couch Brammer


Willie Byrd Couch Brammer passed on to our Lord and Savior on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, after 93 years as a rancher, a secretary, a teacher, an accountant, a mother, a grandmother, a great-grandmother and a world traveler.
She was better known as "Billie" to her close friends and answered to Bill by her three sons. Billie was a patient and dedicated grandmother to her grandchildren and loved being a great-grandmother.
Billie was born June 27, 1926 to William Couch and Effie Byrd Couch in Canton, Texas. She married Garrett Brammer on Oct. 10, 1947 and left the wedding in a new red Lincoln convertible.
Billie received a master's degree in education at North Texas State College. Afterward she taught fourth grade in Thackerville, Oklahoma, for 10 years and first grade at McMurray Elementary School for 20 years.
She was a member of Whaley Memorial United Methodist church for 59 years.
Billie is survived by her three sons: Gary Michael Brammer, Larry Robert Brammer, and Steven Ross Brammer; her daughter-in-law, Nancy Smith Brammer; her special friends Goran and Klara Witt; her grandchildren: Lauren Brammer Carter, Madison Brammer, Beth Brammer Robinson, Matthew Brammer and Christopher Brammer.
She has seven great-grandchildren: Layton, Marlow, Tallulah, Garrison, Gavin, Blakely and Smith. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and three sisters: Lorene Pinkerton, Naoma Estes, and Ruth Rusk.
Services took place at the family gravesite in the Gainesville Fairview Cemetery on Tuesday, Sept. 3.
In lieu of flowers please donate to Whaley Methodist Church. Appreciation is given to Muenster Memorial Hospital for the love, care and diligence given to Billie during her terminal illness.
You may sign the online register at www.geojcarroll.com.
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Published on September 2, 2019
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Gerald Broyles
Sep 10, 2019
Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss. Mrs. Brammer was my 1st grade teacher at McMurray school. I have many memories of her during my elementary school years. May God Bless the family thru this difficult time.
Paul Vandergriff
Sep 05, 2019
We all have a special place in life to affect those in our lifetime. I am very sure she had a positive impact on you and those that she came in contact with during her lifetime. GOD ordained it that way.
John and Shelley Paclik
Sep 04, 2019
We want to express our sorrow on hearing of Billies death..it was special to have known her. She was a wonderful lady...Please know we are praying for your family!❤️
Cindy Fry
Sep 03, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Such a wonderful and beautiful lady, she will be missed. God Bless