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Billie Marie Carlile Hoke, devoted wife, mother and grandmother, of Waller, Texas passed away on November 11, 2016 in Katy, Texas at the age of 75.
Billie was born on October 27, 1941 to Robert Lionel Carlile and Ella Mae Carlile. She attended Sam Houston High School where she was a majorette and graduated in January 1960. She later married her high school sweetheart, Frank "Pete" Hoke, on January 16, 1961.
Due to Pete's career, they traveled the world and lived in London, Scotland, Holland, South America and Alaska. They would later settle down and make their home in Monaville, Texas in 1965 before having their two children, Kelly and William in 1975 and 1976. Billie was a homemaker for 25 years before opening her commercial embroidery business in 1990. She was one of the sweetest and most caring people you would meet and an amazing cook. There was never a lack of love or good food in her home. She was also a member of the Waller Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter #1047.
Billie was proud of her family, but the greatest joy for her, was being "Granny" to her 4 grandchildren, Faryn Fort, Chandler Hoke, Wells Hoke and Hattie Hoke.
Billie is preceded in death by her son, Wesley Wayne Hoke; her father, Robert Lionel Carlile and her mother, Ella Mae Carlile.
She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Frank "Pete" Hoke of Waller, Texas; her daughter, Kelly Hoke Fort and husband, Roderick of Waller, Texas; her son, William Hoke and wife, Rou of Katy, Texas and her adored grandchildren, Faryn Fort of College Station and Chandler, Wells and Hattie Hoke of Katy, Texas.
She is also survived by her brother, Wilbert Carlile and wife, Leta of Houston, Texas and nephew, Robert Carlile. She is also survived by numerous sister-in-laws, brother-in-laws and nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, November 15, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home, 18000 Interstate 45 South, The Woodlands, Texas 77384. Services will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home, The Woodlands, Texas. Interment will follow the service at Buck Foster Cemetery in Huntsville, Texas.
Published on November 14, 2016
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