Billie Parnell

August 02, 1952, January 10, 2018

Billie Parnell

Billie Parnell, 65, of Beaumont, died Wednesday, January 10, 2018. She was born on August 2, 1952, in Baytown, to Evelyn Brown Yeats and B. R. Yeats, and had been a longtime resident of Beaumont. Billie was a cosmetology instructor and ministry partner with her family.

She is survived by her husband, Larry Parnell; children, Jason Parnell and his wife, Tracey; Jarod Parnell and his wife, Stephanie; and Heather Hembree and her husband, Jeremiah; grandchildren, Michael Parnell, Emily Parnell, Hannah Parnell, Victoria Parnell, Scotty Hembree, and Robbie Hembree; and sisters, Joyce Drake and her husband, Clyde and Candy Drake.

Billie is preceded in death by her parents, Evelyn and B.R. Yeats; and grandson, Payton Hembree.

A gathering of Mrs. Parnell’s family and friends will begin at 12:30 p.m., with a Celebration of Life to follow at 1:00 p.m., Monday, January 15, 2018, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A graveside service will follow Monday afternoon at 3:30 p.m., at Friendship Cemetery, Roganville.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Hembree Crew - International Missions Ministry at:


Gathering of family and friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Monday, January 15, 2018
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Celebration of Life Service
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Monday, January 15, 2018
1:00 pm
Graveside service 3:30 pm
Friendship Cemetery
Hwy 2245 Raganville, TX 75956

Comments (4)

  • Angela Burke

    15 January 2018 at 20:20 | #

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all! Thank you for being a great teacher Mrs. Parnell and a caring person. You have made a impression in my heart forever. Rest In Peace. You will be missed!


  • Rosie Boggs Albertelli

    15 January 2018 at 16:31 | #

    RIP Mrs. Parnell. You were a wonderful teacher and I am glad I got to spend two years of Cosmetology with you. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. You will be missed.


  • Brian & Christy Olsen

    15 January 2018 at 15:22 | #

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.


  • Jim & Peggy Brown

    14 January 2018 at 02:43 | #

    We are so very sorry for your loss! She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. May the Grace of The Lord comfort the family in their time of sorrow. Love to all????????


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