Billie Faye Conard

MIDLAND - Billie Faye Conard, Midland formally of Colorado City, died Aug. 30, 2016. She was born to William Harlan Waller and Beulah Faye Beavers on Nov. 25, 1925 in Grand Prarie. She was a very well-traveled woman. At the age of 16 she met the love of her life Frank William Conard. The two traveled the countryside wherever his military career and Full Gospel Businessmen Fellowship Meetings took them. Her two main passions in life were her family and God. Her faith was evident to all who knew her. A testimony of that faith was that she found good in everyone and everything, never complaining, no matter what the circumstances were in her life. Many in the area knew her as a prayer warrior, because if you needed a prayer she was right there to help. Through her life she had been a member of the First Baptist Church of Colorado City, where she also taught Sunday School, and she was also a member of the Christian fellowship Church also of Colorado City. In her later years of life, she would travel with her husband doing evangelical work, spreading the word of God around, often stopping in Midland to speak on God’s Learning Channel. In her spare time she loved to read, especially her Bible. She also enjoyed watching old movies, painting, and working on ceramics. She was a gracious woman who lived an amazing life and she will be missed by all that knew her. She is survived by her children; Frank Conard II and wife Christy of Sweetwater, Erick Conard of Leander, Brenda Wilson of Colorado City, and Anne Vanderslice of Stanton. Also surviving are her grandchildren Jesse Conard and wife Haley of Radnor PA, Alison Wilder and husband Greg of Campton NH, Matthew Wilson of Orange Grove, Heather Weatherby and husband Justin of Cedar Park, Stephanie Vanderslice of Stanton and Joshua Vanderslice also of Stanton, as well as by her great-grandchildren Vivian Faye, Naomi, Kail, and Kylie. Several nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive. She was preceded in death by her husband Frank Conard on Oct. 15, 2002. A funeral service will be at the Kiker Seale Funeral Home on Sep. 2 at 10 a.m. with pastors David Harp and Larry Chaney officiating, and Mike Harris will be leading the music. Burial will follow in the Colorado City Cemetery. Those wishing may pay their condolences online by visiting

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