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Billy Beth Bacon Griffith, 85, of Bellville and formerly Rockport,, died Jan. 18, 2009 at Port Lavaca Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Port Lavaca.

A family service will be held at a later date in Cisco.

Mrs. Griffith was born April 16, 1923 in Cisco to Ted and Ola McCanlies Bacon.

She was a veteran of World War II having served in the WACs. She was a retired educator, having taught 28 years in Rockport, Mathis and Bellville.

She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law Sally and Eddie Sikes of Texas City, Susan Blake and Jessie O’Riley of Port Lavaca, Lucy and Rob Ziegler of Boerne, and Mary and Nick West of Palacios; and grandchildren McJohn Bagley, Carol Kmiec, Jay Revels and Chris, Billye, Ryan and Randy West; Dana Wild and 16 great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law Joe and Janice Bacon of Ft. Worth.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert R. Griffith, Jr.; brothers Bobby Bacon and Richard Bacon; and sister Lucille Bacon Hatton.
Posted by Joy Neely


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