Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


November 4, 2013

Billy E. Petty

Billy E. Petty, 70, of Mabank passed away Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. He was born Jan. 21, 1943 in Eureka to Eark and Obie Petty. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his wife, Martha Petty of Mabank; three children, Billy Petty and wife Monetta of Mabank, Debra Modlin and Damon Diaz of DeSoto and Mack Petty and wife Kathy of Mabank; four sisters, Ruth McCall and husband Albert of Ferris, Margie Harris and LB of Yantis, Joy Wiese and husband Willie of Corsicana and Florence Young and husband William of Eureka; 18 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and a number of nieces, nephews and other family members.

He is preceded in death by his parents; sisters Lorgne Wishon and Laura Dill; brothers, David Petty, Robert Petty and Roy Petty; son, Don Petty; daughter-in-law, Karen Petty and grandson, Don Petty Jr.

Visitation was held Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home with Pastor Joe Watson officiating. Burial will follow at Eureka Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Stanley Petty, Kevin Modlin, Mack Petty Jr., Joey Smith, David Benton and Roger Benton.

An online guest book is available at

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana.


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