El Dorado News

October 22, 2018
El Dorado News Times


This article was published December 4, 2017 at 5:00 a.m.


Billy Gene Noble, 87, of El Dorado passed away Friday, December 1, 2017 at the Medical Center of South Arkansas.

Born February 23, 1930 in Dallas, Texas, he was the son of John Riley and Emma Jean Kight Noble. Mr. Noble was a landscape architect with Miller Nursery and Garden Shop for many years. He had later been employed by James Davison, being in charge of landscaping at Squire Creek Country Club near Ruston, LA. Bill was a member of First United Methodist Church of El Dorado.

Preceding him in death along with his parents was his wife of 67 years, Mary Sue Noble along with a brother John Dawson Noble and a sister Emma Lee Byrd.

Survivors include a son, Dr. John Michael Noble (Sharon) of Kent Island, MD and daughters, Bonnie Haynie (Lee) and Susan Foster (Bill) all of El Dorado. Also surviving are grandchildren, Blake Noble, Michael Noble, Patrick Haynie (Courtney), Kevin Haynie (Anna Vernon), Rosemary Short (Luke), Katie Wood (Mitchell), and Miller Foster (Tyler) along with great-grandchildren, Natalie Haynie, Nora Haynie, Wes Short, Gracelin Chavers, Cora Wood and Nellie Wood.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Keith Dodson officiating. Interment will follow in Arlington Memorial Park under the direction of Young’s Funeral Directors.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday evening, December 4, 2017 at Young’s.

The Noble family wishes to thank Timberlane Health & Rehabilitation for the care, love and compassion shown to them and Bill during his stay there.

Memorials may be made to UCAPS, 1000 Sunset Road, El Dorado or to First United Methodist Church, 201 S. Hill, El Dorado, AR 71730.

An online registry will be available at www.youngsfuneralhome.com.

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