Billie Ellen Schmedding, age 89, of Gravois Mills, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2018, at her home. She was born October 16, 1928, in Bristol, Oklahoma, a daughter of the late William and Eva (Hobrooks) O’Brine.

Billie Ellen Schmedding, age 89, of Gravois Mills, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2018, at her home.  She was born October 16, 1928, in Bristol, Oklahoma, a daughter of the late William and Eva (Hobrooks) O’Brine.

She was united in marriage to Donald Lee Schmedding, who preceded her in death.

Billie was a member of the St. Patrick Catholic Church in Laurie, the American Legion Auxiliary 499 in Blue Springs and the Ararat Shrine Temple in Kansas City, Missouri.

She was an avid sports fan always cheering on her favorite teams, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Kansas City Royals.  In her spare time, she enjoyed gardening.

She is survived by her daughter, Marylin McGreevy; her granddaughter, Angela Sinclair and husband Charlie and her great-granddaughters, Angelena Sinclair and Amanda Sinclair.

A celebration of Billie’s life will be held at a later date.  Expressions of sympathy may be left online at www.kidwellgarber.com. Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Kidwell-Garber Laurie/Sunrise Beach Chapel.