Born: April 28, 1967
Died: November 25, 2013
Vicky Billy Thacker, age 46, of Nashville, TN passed away on Monday, November 25, 2013 at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville after a lengthy illness. She was born April 28, 1967 in Dallas, TX.
Vicky worked as a Quality Control inspector of auto parts before her health failed. She was very talented at crafts and enjoyed sewing. Vicky was a member of the Central Baptist Church in Idabel, OK where she was Baptized. She had lived in North Carolina and Nashville, TN since moving from McCurtain County 14 years ago.
Vicky never met a stranger and made friends very easily. She was very proud of her Choctaw Heritage. Vicky battled her illness with great courage and dignity. She loved her family very much and she will be greatly missed.
She was preceded in death by her soul mate, James Edwin Thacker; and her paternal grandfather, Simon G. Billy.
Vicky is survived by her father, Doyle Billy and Ruth of the Herndon Community, OK; her mother, Mary Lou Billy of Nashville, TN; son, Joshua Hammonds and Shawnda of Idabel, OK; daughters, Jessica Kovatch of Nashville, TN and Casey Cannon of Idabel, OK; grandchildren, Elijah Axton, Billy Parnell, Trystin Hammonds, Miklo Kovatch, Aerin Dillard and Adrianne Cannon; brothers, Raymond Billy and Melissa of Nashville, AR, Ronnie Billy and Denise of Medford, OR and Brandon Billy and Sage of Oklahoma City, OK; a sister, Carol Martin of Nashville, TN; step-brothers, Benny Eskew of Broken Bow, OK and Barney Eskew of Bethel Springs, TN; a step-sister, Beverly Eskew Windham of Bethel Springs, TN; a special friend, Bart Cannon of Idabel, OK; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, December 2, 2013 at the Choctaw Academy Methodist Church in Rufe, OK with Bro. Johnny Cheek officiating. Interment will follow at the Choctaw Academy Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 1, 2013 at the funeral home.