Billie Jean Chelette, 79, of Merryville died Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022.
She is survived by her husband, Larry Niel Chelette; children, Esther, Beverly, Rebecca, Robert and Tiffany; numerous grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by Ben and Bertie Mae Jarrell.
A medical transcriptionist by trade, she devoted over 40 years of her life dictating the speech of medical doctors from all over the greater Lake Charles area at both Christus St. Pat’s and Memorial. After her retirement, she worked with CARC and several similar organizations serving locals with disabilities. She was the church pianist at Westlake Church of God for nearly 33 years. She was also a member of the Lake Charles Messiah Chorus.
Her celebration of life service will be held Saturday, Sept. 24, at Westlake Church of God.
Visitation will begin at 10:30 a.m. and conclude at 12:30 p.m., with service starting.