Billy Gene Waldrop
Funeral Date: 1/11/2014

Billy Gene Waldrop age 55 of Warren, AR died Tuesday, January 7th at the St. Vincentís Hospital in Little Rock, AR. He was born November 29, 1958 in Warren, AR a son of Jimmie Sue Sims Waldrop, Warren, AR and the late Bobby Gene Waldrop. He was a Network Services Manager for A T &T with 34 years of service, a faithful member of the First United Methodist Church and a graduate of the class of 1977 from the Warren Public Schools. Surviving other than his mother, is his wife, Tanya Forrest Waldrop, whom he married June 3rd, 1984 in Warren, AR. A sister Patsy Thornton and spouse Gary, Warren, AR. A sister in law Beth Peek and spouse Chief Randy Peek, Warren AR. A niece Katie Williams and spouse Josh, Warren, AR and 2 great-nephews Huck and Holt Williams, Warren, AR. Funeral services were 1:30pm Saturday, January 11th at Frazerís Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Maskell officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Jimmy Sledge, Tracy Savage, Rob Johnson, Clay Wagnon, Eddie Pope, Jimmy Reep, Dennis Crabb and Ricky Riley. Honorary pallbearers were AT&T employees, AT&T retirees, Wade Bryant, Bob Plair, Klay McKinney, Dr. John Durmon, Scott Richardson, Dr. Kerry Pennington and Karen Richardson.



Name: Ronnie & Teresa Hays
Message: We are so very sorry for your loss

Name: Sharon and James Raley
Message: We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers for all of you

Name: Kay & Bruce Brown
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Donna Craig McDougald
Message: Sweet Tanya, Patsy and Mrs Waldrop, so sad to hear of your loss. I pray for your family, peace and comfort in knowing that Billy is no longer sick and is now at the gates of Heaven

Name: Eddie & Brenda Pope
Message: Ms. Jimmie Sue, Patsy & Tanya, Our hearts are broken over the loss of Billy; however, we know he is suffering no more. You and the entire family are in our thoughts and prayers. Our love to you all.

Name: David and Kathleen Jennings
Message: Tanya, we would like to tell you have very sorry we are to hear about Billy. God bless you and keep you in his comforting arms as you go through this difficult time.

Name: Barbara Cooper
Message: I am so sorry for your loss. Billy was always a pleasure to work with and will be sorely missed.May God comfort your hearts in your loss.

Name: Don and Paula Hollingsworth
Message: Sorry for your loss. Y'all are in our thoughts and prayers! Billy was such a great person and will be missed.

Name: Keith & Teresa Thornton
Message: We are so very sorry for your loss. Please know that each of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Our Deepest Sympathy to the entire Family.

Name: Janie and Lyn Grice
Message: Patsy my prayers are with you in the loss of your brother and the rest of the family also has them. May the Lord wrap his arms around this family and give them comfort knowing their loved one is in no more pain.

Name: Paula Splawn
Message: I have known Billy since we were kids and he was always such a hoot! Turned out to be a such a wonderful man too. Can't say enough good things about him but he will be missed greatly. God's Blessing to you all.

Name: Jerry and Sharon Bayliss
Message: Praying for y'all. May The Lord give you comfort and peace. Billy will be missed!

Name: Barbara Miller Newman
Message: Patsy and family,so sorry for the loss of your loved one.May GOD wrap his loving arms around you all during this sad time.

Name: Casey Johnson
Message: Mr. Billy will truly be missed. My God comfort your family during this time. My family will be praying for yall.

Name: Alice & Sonny Hill
Message: So sorry to hear about Billy. He will be missed by many. Our prayers for you at this time.

Name: Robert & Kim Dorough
Message: Robert & I both worked with Billy for many yrs at AT&T. You couldn't ask for a better person to do his job. We are so very sorry to hear of his passing but God apparently took care of him. He is not in pain anymore. It's hard for you as his family to take comfort in that we know. Just know how much Billy was loved & appreciated. He was surely one of a kind!


Name: Kenny & Tammy Hensley

Name: John & Paige Stell
Message: To the family - you are all in our thoughts & prayers during the difficult days ahead. Love, John, Paige, Jayson, Colt, Brayden, Brad, Jake, & Jared Stell

Name: Carolyn and Maury Joe
Message: Our deepest sympathy to the family.

Name: James Wright
Message: The entire family is in my thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time! Billy was surely on of "The Good Guys"!

Name: Tammy York
Message: Randy and I are so sorry for your loss. Billy was a sweet and caring person. We are praying for you.

Name: Morgan McManus
Message: Billy, was one of a kind! He was more than a coworker and supervisor, he was a good friend. My prayers are with you all.

Name: Kim (Hairston) McGaughey
Message: I was so sorry to hear about your loss. He was a good man who will be missed. Your family is in my prayers.

Name: Tammy Anders-Benbrook
Message: Tanya and Family, so sorry to hear about Billy. You all will be in our prayers.

Name: Jimmy and Paula (Johnson) Tooke
Message: Patsy, Mrs. Jimmie Sue & Family: We were saddened to hear of the loss of your brother. Please know that you all are in our thoughts & prayers. Sending much love your way.

Name: Linda Trussell Davis
Message: Jimmie Sue, so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my prayers.

Name: Jimmy and Gwen Sledge
Message: Billy was an awesome friend; we had many great times together. He and Jimmy have caught many fish together. We will miss him.

Name: Larry & Robbie Reaves
Message: Dear Family: So sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our prayers.

Name: Mary Ann Rauls Clanton
Message: Tanya,Patsy and family, I was so sorry to hear of Billy's passing. May God be with you all at this difficult time.

Name: Steve Rose
Message: I have worked with Billy for the last 15 years. Heaven Gained a new Angel!!!

Name: Fran&Jimmy Reep
Message: Dear Family,you are in our thoughts and prayers. He will be missed by many.

Name: John and JeNelle Lipton
Message: Jimmie Sue, Patsy and Tanya, We were saddened to hear of your loss. Billy was a great guy and a favorite of ours. Our thoughts and prayers will be with in the difficult days ahead.

Name: Jan and Bob Smalling
Message: Jimmie Sue, Patsy and Tanya, Our hearts are breaking with yours. Billy was special to so many people.

Name: Donald & Darlene Savage
Message: We are truly sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers. Billy will truly be missed. Heaven has gained.

Name: Frank and Betty Chancellor
Message: Ms. Jimmie Sue and Patsy and family, so sorry to hear about Billy. You all are in our prayers.

Name: Gayle & Sarah Martin
Message: We are so sorry to learn of your loss of sweet Billy. Loved your family for a lot of years and today we pray for the comfort of the Lord to surround you with peace and comfort.

Name: Belinda Porchia
Message: Billy was a great friend and co-worker. My prayers are with the family.

Name: Klay & LaWanda McKinney
Message: We are so sorry for the families loss. We will truly miss Billy.

Name: Maylon Rice
Message: I was sad to hear of this death to the entire family you are in my prayers.

Name: Greg & Janet Harton
Message: Jimmie Sue, Patsy, Tanya and family - Praying for God to comfort you during your loss. Billy was an amazing man and will be greatly missed.

Name: Harvey Taylor
Message: I worked with Billy as a contractor for fifteen years he was always helpful and never to busy if you had a problem he will be missed.

Name: Carol Godwin
Message: I worked with Billy for many years at AT&T. Billy was everything a manager and a person should be. He was so very good at his job, cared about his technicians, and was so easy to work with. Everyone admired Billy. The world is a poorer place without him but I am sure Heaven is rejoicing. My heartfelt prayers go out to his family.

Name: Gary Maskell
Message: Our love and prayers go with you all during this heart-breaking time of loss!

Name: Larry Stuart (Barney) St. Louis, MO
Message: Tanya, Mrs. Jimmie Sue, Patsy and each of your families: I cannot even pretend to understand the depth of your loss at this sad time. When we lived in Cloverdale, Billy visited our home many times with my former brother-in-law, Dale Smith. Billy was always a favorite, with his genuine good manners, shaggy haircut and that infectious smile! He was so proud that he landed the good job with the phone company. Please accept my sincere sympathy for your sorrow. Wishing each of you peace in your hearts today and bright hopes for a better tomorrow. God bless.

Name: Norman & Sandra Word
Message: Prayers to the family. Billy was such a nice man, he will be missed by all who knew him.

Name: Tom & carmelita Huff
Message: Sharing in your loss and praying that God will be your strength and comfort.

Name: Patricia and LuDorah Jones
Message: Rest In Love, Sweet Billy. You were one of the nicest people I have ever met and I will always love you for being you.

Name: Gretchen Hargis Peacock
Message: Oh, how my heart hurts with the loss of a dear friend! I could always count on Billy's consistency. I pray for an extra portion of grace for you as you walk this "shadowed valley."

Name: Carroll & Martha Wherry
Message: He was one good guy to know and work around. I know he is in a better place without pain or sorrow. Tanya I understand if that doesn't bring you comfort right now but we pray that in time you too will have peace about his home going.

Name: Renae Allen
Message: So sorry for your loss! Haven't seen Billy in years but when we were kids, we were next door neighbors. Although he was 9 16 and Chuck was 7, he spent a lot of time with him. Such a good guy. I know he will be greatly missed.

Name: Lisa York Johnson
Message: You all are in my thoughts and prayers So sorry for your loss I know he will be missed especially that infectious smile.